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Bridge Number 50 and Keeper's Lock, Fradley and Streethay

Description: Bridge Number 50 and Keeper's Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 272501

OS Grid Reference: SK1443414229
OS Grid Coordinates: 414434, 314229
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7255, -1.7877

Location: Alrewas, Staffordshire DE13 7DN

Locality: Fradley and Streethay
Local Authority: Lichfield District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: DE13 7DN

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Listing Text


3/15 Bridge No. 50 and Keeper's
- Lock

Canal bridge and lock. Circa 1770's with later alterations. Red brick
and ashlar dressings. Single 4-centred arch bridge with abutments sweep-
ing round to each side; lock to the south-west of the bridge with wooden
gates of circa 1980. Keeper's Lock is one of a series of 5 on the Trent
and Mersey Canal at its junction with the Coventry Canal. The Trent and
Mersey Canal was completed in 1777; the surveyor-general was James Brindley.
Both bridge and canal are included for group value. Jean Lindsay, The
Trent and Mersey Canal (1979).

Listing NGR: SK1443414229

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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