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Description: Top Lock, Factory Locks (Approximately 15 Metres West of Factory Road Bridge) Birmingham Canal Birmi
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219203
OS Grid Reference: SO9512092666
OS Grid Coordinates: 395120, 292666
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5318, -2.0734
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/4 Top Lock,
Factory Locks (approx 15m
west of Factory Road
One of flight of three locks. Circa 1829. Engineer Thomas Telford. Brick
with sandstone kerbs to lock chambers, now partly replaced by concrete. Cast
iron sluice gear at upper side. Single gates. This flight of locks raises
Telford's New Main Line, on the Birmingham Level, up to the 473 feet Wolverhampton
Listing NGR: SO9512092666
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Source: English Heritage
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