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Description: Middle Lock, Factory Locks (Approximately 40 Metres East of Factory Road Bridge) Birmingham Canal Bi
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219204
OS Grid Reference: SO9520792644
OS Grid Coordinates: 395207, 292644
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5316, -2.0721
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/5 Middle Lock,
Factory Locks (approx 40m
east 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
Listing NGR: SO9520792644
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Source: English Heritage
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