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Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks (Approximately 230 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Ca, Smethwick

Description: Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks (Approximately 230 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Ca

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 219209

OS Grid Reference: SP0045189736
OS Grid Coordinates: 400451, 289736
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5055, -1.9948

Location: Elm Court, West Bromwich, Sandwell B66 1QG

Locality: Smethwick
County: Sandwell
Country: England
Postcode: B66 1QG

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Listing Text

SP 08 NW
Birmingham Level, Smethwick
9/10 Hartley Bridge,
Chance's Glassworks
21.7.78 (approx 230m west of Spon
Lane South)


Bridge. Early to mid-C19. Sandstone with parapets partly of brick. Single
segmental arch with voussoirs rusticated in honeycomb pattern. Low parapet
with stone coping. Attached to the western parapet is a cast iron plaque
inscribed: "HARTLEY BRIDGE". The bridge spans Telford's New Main Line,
which was built in a cutting on the Birmingham Level and was opened in 1828.
It formerly linked the northern part of Chance's Glassworks (qv) with build-
ings to the south of the canal which were probably developed from the 1840's
onwards. (VCH p 115).

Listing NGR: SP0045189736

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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