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Description: Wyrley and Essington Canal Footbridge at Ogley Junction
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219183
OS Grid Reference: SK0577505990
OS Grid Coordinates: 405775, 305990
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6516, -1.9161
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WALSALL MB WYRLEY & ESSINGTON CANAL
SK 00 NE
2/124 Footbridge at
Canal footbridge, carrying towpath of Anglesey Branch over the disused
Ogley locks section of the Wyrley & Essington Canal, which was opened in
1797 and closed in 1954. Bridge dated 1829. Cast iron with brick abut-
ments. Single elliptical arch. Each side formed from two castings, bolted
to a "keystone" in the centre. Parapets pierced to form lattice pattern
of saltire crosses. One spandrel is inscribed; "HORSELEY IRON WORKS 1829".
Part of this bridge is in Hammerwick CP (qv).
Listing NGR: SK0577505990
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Source: English Heritage
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