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Description: Summerhill Farm Bridge No 38
Date Listed: 4 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 147824
OS Grid Reference: SO9314063804
OS Grid Coordinates: 393140, 263804
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2723, -2.1019
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HANBURY CP WORCESTER AND BIRMINGHAM
SO 96 SW
SO 93146381 CANAL
3/148 (11/83) Summerhill Farm Bridge
Canal accommodation bridge. Early C19. Red brick with sandstone parapet
coping. 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
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. It
was intended, primarily, as a means of supplying coal from the Black Country
to the West Midlands. The towpath runs beneath the east side of the bridge.
Listing NGR: SO9314063804
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Source: English Heritage
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