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Barker Bridge over the Birmingham Fazeley Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4875 / 52°29'14"N

Longitude: -1.8972 / 1°53'50"W

OS Eastings: 407075

OS Northings: 287732

OS Grid: SP070877

Mapcode National: GBR 606.Z6

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.2QCZ

Entry Name: Barker Bridge over the Birmingham Fazeley Canal

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1219463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217380

Location: Birmingham, B4

County: Birmingham

Metropolitan District Ward: Aston

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Birmingham St George

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

LOWER LOVEDAY STREET
1.
5104 City Centre B19
Barker Bridge Over the
Birmingham-Fazeley Canal
SP 0787 NW 26/1
II
2.
Dated 1842. Cast iron road bridge, probably from Horseley Ironworks. Plated
deck on 9 depressed arch girders, sharply down-curved as they die into brick
abutments. Central cutwater of stone with 8 brick piers arcaded top and
bottom, rising to crown. Panelled spandrels to facing arches, those on north-east
face with blind quatrefoils inscribed in circles. Roll moulded iron string
to deck level continued in stone over abutments. The south-west face retains
original cast iron parapet with blind pointed oval grid of close set vertical
panels.

Listing NGR: SP0707587732

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