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Description: Drayton Footbridge
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 272768
OS Grid Reference: SK1997200802
OS Grid Coordinates: 419972, 300802
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6046, -1.7065
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SK 1800-1900 DRAYTON BASSETT C.P. BIRMINGHAM AND
14/16 Drayton Footbridge
Footbridge. Late C18. Red brick, painted white externally; stone
parapet. A pair of cylindrical stair turrets flank the canal and are
linked by a footbridge, each turret has a pointed arch doorway and
a crenellated parapet. The Minworth to Fazeley branch of the Birmingham
and Fazeley Canal, which Drayton Footbridge serves, was completed
in 1789; the contractor was John Pinkerton. S. R. Broadbridge, The
Birmingham Canal Navigations, Vol. I 1768-1846 (1974) pp.38-45.
Listing NGR: SK1997200802
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Source: English Heritage
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