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Description: Bottom Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks Immediately West of Bridge Street Birmingham Canal Woverhampto
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 219246
OS Grid Reference: SP0267189092
OS Grid Coordinates: 402671, 289092
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4997, -1.9621
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/42 Bottom lock of three,
Smethwick Locks immediately
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 and lower ends.
Single gates. The locks were by-passed when the Smethwick cutting on the
Birmingham Level was completed in 1829.
Listing NGR: SP0267189092
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Source: English Heritage
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