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Description: Hadzor Bridge No 33
Date Listed: 26 August 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 147728
OS Grid Reference: SO9194762365
OS Grid Coordinates: 391947, 262365
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2594, -2.1194
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HADZOR CP WORCESTER & BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SO 96 SW
3/52 (14/8) Hadzor Bridge No 33
Canal accommodation bridge. Early C19. Red brick with blue brick and dressed
sandstone parapet coping, partly repaired with concrete. Elliptical arch and
cambered sides; parapet has a 2-course band at its base, is splayed at each end,
and is terminated by square piers. The number 33 is inscribed on a square stone
set above the arch. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal was built for the Earl
of Dudley between 1791 and 1815 to link the Birmingham Canal Navigations with
the River Severn. Its primary purpose was as a means of supplying coal from
the Black Country to the south-west Midlands. The towpath runs beneath the
east side of the bridge.
Listing NGR: SO9194762365
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Source: English Heritage
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