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Description: Drayton Swivel Bridge
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 272769
OS Grid Reference: SK1997100808
OS Grid Coordinates: 419971, 300808
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6047, -1.7065
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SK 1800-1900 DRAYTON BASSETT C.P. BIRMINGHAM AND
14/17 Drayton Swivel
Swivel bridge. Late C18. Cast iron mountings and hand rail, wooden
floor, and stone surround. Low flat bridge spanning the canal. The
Minworth to Fazely branch of the Birmingham and Fazeley canal, which
Drayton Swivel Bridge 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: SK1997100808
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Source: English Heritage
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