Description: Walsall Junction Canal Old Birchills Eighth Lock from South (Top Lock) Walsall Locks
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219171
OS Grid Reference: SP0053499412
OS Grid Coordinates: 400534, 299412
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5925, -1.9935
WALSALL MB WALSALL JUNCTION CANAL
SP 09 NW
7/113 Eighth lock from south
(top lock) Walsall Locks
Lock on Walsall Junction Canal. Built in 1841 to join the Walsall Canal
to the Birchills Branch of the Wyreley Canal. Brick with some sandstone
kerbstones to lock chamber. Single gates and cast iron sluice gear.
Forms part of a flight of eight locks (qv). (Paget-Tomlinson, Edward W,
The Complete Book of Canal and River Navigations, 1978, p 94).
Listing NGR: SP0053499412
Source: English Heritage
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