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Description: Middle Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks (Approximately 140 Metres West of Bridge Street) Birmingham Ca
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219245
OS Grid Reference: SP0254889039
OS Grid Coordinates: 402548, 289039
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4993, -1.9639
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/41 Middle lock of three,
Smethwick Locks (approx 140m
30.3.87 west of Bridge Street)
Canal lock. Probably 1790, when the original Smethwick summit level of 1769
was lowered to that of the Wolverhampton pound. Brick with sandstone kerbstones
partly replaced by concrete. Cast-iron sluice gear at upper end. Single gates.
The locks were by-passed when the Smethwick cutting on the Birmingham level was
completed in 1829.
Listing NGR: SP0254889039
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Source: English Heritage
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