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Galton Bridge Including Attached Railway Bridge Span, Roebuck Lane Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level, Smethwick

Description: Galton Bridge Including Attached Railway Bridge Span, Roebuck Lane Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Grade: I
Date Listed: 2 August 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 219212

OS Grid Reference: SP0150289342
OS Grid Coordinates: 401502, 289342
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5020, -1.9793

Location: Roebuck Lane, West Bromwich, Sandwell B66 1HU

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for
18/13 Birmingham Level,

Galton Bridge,
Roebuck Lane

The address shall be amended to read:
Birmingham Level,

Galton Bridge including
attached railway bridge
span, Roebuck Lane

The following shall be added at the end of the description:

Later C19 section over railway to south-west has similar brick and stone abutments,
the north-eastern a continuation of that of the earlier section. Single rounded
brick arch with cast iron railings and lamps.


SP 0189 SW
SP 08 NW Birmingham Level, Smethwick
9/13 Galton Bridge,
18/13 Roebuck Lane

Road bridge, now footbridge, over New Main Line of Birmingham Canal. 1829
by Telford. Cast iron. Brick abutments have some sandstone dressings.
Single segmental arch of 150 foot span carries road across Smethwick cutting.
Arch formed by girders pierced in lattice pattern, with lattice bracing in
spandrels. "Horsley Iron Works 1829" is said to be cast in four places.
"Galton Bridge" is cast above the centre on each side. Cast iron railings
terminate at stone piers with Gothic blind tracery. Named after Samuel
Tertius Galton, one of the BCN committee.

Listing NGR: SP0150289342

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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