Description: Bridge Number 77
Tow Path Bridge
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 272794
OS Grid Reference: SK2035802006
OS Grid Coordinates: 420358, 302006
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6155, -1.7007
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SK 20 SW FAZELEY C.P. BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY
8/41 Bridge No. 77 (Tow
- Path Bridge)
Roving bridge. Circa 1789, heavily rebuilt in the mid-C19. Single
segmental arch with stone coped parapet and end pilaster strips. Bridge
No. 77 unites the tow paths of the Minworth to Fazeley branch and the
Fradley to Fazeley branch of the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal. John
Pinkerton was the contractor for both branches, the former was opened
in 1788 and the latter in 1789. The bridge is included for group value.
S.R. Broadbridge, The Birmingham Canal Navigations Vol. I 1768-1846
Listing NGR: SK2035802006
Source: English Heritage
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