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Barker Bridge over the Birmingham Fazeley Canal, Birmingham

Description: Barker Bridge over the Birmingham Fazeley Canal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217380

OS Grid Reference: SP0707587732
OS Grid Coordinates: 407075, 287732
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4875, -1.8972

Location: Lower Loveday Street, Birmingham B3 3AG

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B3 3AG

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Listing Text

5104 City Centre B19
Barker Bridge Over the
Birmingham-Fazeley Canal
SP 0787 NW 26/1
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

Listing NGR: SP0707587732

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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