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Description: Bridge Number 50 and Keeper's Lock
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
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SK 11 SW ALREWAS C.P. FRADLEY JUNCTION
3/15 Bridge No. 50 and Keeper's
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
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Source: English Heritage
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