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Latitude: 52.5516 / 52°33'5"N
Longitude: -2.2083 / 2°12'29"W
OS Eastings: 385971
OS Northings: 294877
OS Grid: SO859948
Mapcode National: GBR 19X.0HF
Mapcode Global: VH912.N4X9
Entry Name: Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Bridge Number 49 (Awbridge Bridge) and Associated Lock
Location: Trysull and Seisdon, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WV5
District: South Staffordshire
Parish: Trysull and Seisdon
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Listing Date: 18 December 1987
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 407471
Source ID: 1232383
TRYSULL AND SEISDON C.P. STAFFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTER-
Bridge No 49 (Awbridge
Bridge) and associated
lock (formerly in Wombourne
Canal bridge and lock. Circa 1770. Red brick with stone coped parapet.
Single 3-centred arch with perforated parapet above, separated from the
parapets of the abutments by pilaster strips with pyramidal caps. The
towpath underneath the bridge is flanked to the left by a coped wall; to
the rear a short flight of steps leads up to the lock. The staffordshire
and Worcestershire Canal was opened through Wombourne parish in 1770; the engineer was James Brindley and Awbridge bridge and lock may represent his
first attempt at combining a lock and a bridge on a public road.
V.C.H. vol XX (1984).
Listing NGR: SO8597194877
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