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Description: Towpath Bridge over Entrance to Canal Basin (Approximately 150 Metres West of Watery Lane) Birmingha
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219206
OS Grid Reference: SO9577992348
OS Grid Coordinates: 395779, 292348
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5290, -2.0636
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/7 Towpath bridge over
entrance to canal basin
(approx l50m west of
Towpath bridge. Mid-C19. Cast iron with brick abutments which have some
sandstone dressings. Single shallow segmental arch. Sides are a single
casting pierced to form lattice pattern of saltire crosses. Spans the
entrance to a boat yard which was formerly Tipton railway interchange basin,
one of 26 such transhipment depots constructed on the Birmingham Canal from
the 1850's onwards. (Paget-Tomlinson, E W: The Complete Book of Canal and
River Navigations, 1978, p 96).
Listing NGR: SO9577992348
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Source: English Heritage
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