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Description: Drayton Brick Bridge
Date Listed: 9 March 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 272767
OS Grid Reference: SP1983699893
OS Grid Coordinates: 419836, 299893
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5965, -1.7086
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SP 19 NE DRAYTON BASSETT C.P. BIRMINGHAM AND
9/15 Drayton Brick
Canal bridge. Circa 1787. Red brick with stone coping. Single semi-
circular arch spanning the canal, plain parapet and square end piers.
Small round headed door to the left hand side of the arch on the north
side. The Minworth to Fazeley branch of the Birmingham and Fazeley
Canal, which Drayton Brick Bridge serves, was opened in 1789; the contractor
was John Pinkerton. S. R. Broadbridge,The Birmingham Canal Navigations,
Vol. I 1768-1846 (1974) pp.38-45.
Listing NGR: SP1983699893
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Source: English Heritage
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