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Aldersley Junction Bridge Birmingham Canal No 21 (Bottom) Lock, Wolverhampton

Description: Aldersley Junction Bridge Birmingham Canal No 21 (Bottom) Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 378331

OS Grid Reference: SJ9029001126
OS Grid Coordinates: 390290, 301126
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6078, -2.1448

Location: Wolverhampton WV6 9NP

Locality: Wolverhampton
County: Wolverhampton
Country: England
Postcode: WV6 9NP

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Listing Text

WOLVERHAMPTON

SJ90SW BIRMINGHAM CANAL
895-1/2/62 No 21 (Bottom) Lock and Aldersley
Junction Bridge

GV II

Lock and bridge. 1785; restored 1980s. James Brindley with
R.Whitworth and S.Simcock, engineers. Brick with stone coping.
Bridge has brick elliptical arch with stone key and straight
parapets; ramp to north side; approx 3.5m wide. Lock to east
has double lower and single upper gates. One of of flight of
21 locks on the Birmingham Canal, Wolverhampton level. Lock
No.21 was added approximately 15 years after the main flight
(c1785). The original Lock No.20 was found to be too deep.
Lock No.20 was therefore altered in 1785 and Lock 21 added.


Listing NGR: SJ9029001126

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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