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Wyrley and Essington Canal Footbridge at Ogley Junction, Hammerwich

Description: Wyrley and Essington Canal Footbridge at Ogley Junction

Grade: II
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

Location: Lichfield Road, Walsall WS8 6LP

Locality: Hammerwich
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WS8 6LP

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Listing Text

SK 00 NE
2/124 Footbridge at
Ogley Junction

- II
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

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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