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Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Lock Number 50, Finstall

Description: Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Lock Number 50

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 156195

OS Grid Reference: SO9836268420
OS Grid Coordinates: 398362, 268420
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3139, -2.0254

Location: Grimley Lane, Finstall, Worcestershire B60 3HA

Locality: Finstall
Local Authority: Bromsgrove District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B60 3HA

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Listing Text


9/144 Lock No 50


Lock. c1805, with some late C19 and mid-C20 repairs. Rectangular chamber
with stone copings (partly repaired in brick), single gate upper end, pair
of gates to lower end. Mouth of lock in blue brick with brick copings, with
steps on north side. Retaining wall on south side, lower end, has two rope
wear marks and C19 brick treads. This lock forms a part of the Tardebigge
Flight, the longest in England.

Listing NGR: SO9836268420

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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