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Steward Aqueduct (Approximately 400 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton L, Smethwick

Description: Steward Aqueduct (Approximately 400 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton L

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219242

OS Grid Reference: SP0027589777
OS Grid Coordinates: 400275, 289777
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5059, -1.9974

Location: M5, West Bromwich, Sandwell B66 1QG

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

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Listing Text

SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/38 Steward Aqueduct (approx
30.3.87 400m west of Spon Lane South)


Aqueduct. Built in 1828 by Thomas Telford to carry the Old Main Line
(Wolverhampton Level), opened in 1769 and re-aligned in 1790, over his
New Main Line, on the Birmingham Level. Brick in English bond with sand-
stone dressings. Two elliptical skew arches with chamfered voussoirs.
Moulded string course dies into rusticated quoins of abutments. Ashlar
capping course carries cast-iron railings with intersecting arched heads.
Buttresses added to central cutwaters at uncertain date.

Listing NGR: SP0027589777

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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