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Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Bridge Number 46 (Bumblehole Bridge) and Associated Lock, Wombourne

Description: Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Bridge Number 46 (Bumblehole Bridge) and Associated Lock

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 407803

OS Grid Reference: SO8649493323
OS Grid Coordinates: 386494, 293323
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5376, -2.2005

Location: Bumblehole Meadows, Wombourne, Staffordshire WV5 8AH

Locality: Wombourne
Local Authority: South Staffordshire District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: WV5 8AH

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Listing Text

WOMBOURNE C.P. STAFFORDSHIRE AND WORCES-
SO 8693-8793
TERSHIRE CANAL
13/155 Bridge No. 46 (Bumble-
hole Bridge) and assoc-
iated lock
GV II
Canal bridge and lock. Circa 1770 with minor C19 repair work. Red brick
(English bond ). The bridge has a single segmental arch with stone quoins
and dripstone; the stone coped parapet slopes considerably from right to left.
The lock lies to the rear. Bridge, lock and associated cottage (q.v.) form a
picturesque group. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal opened through
Wombourne parish in 1770, the engineer was James Brindley. V.C.H. vol.XX
(1984).


Listing NGR: SO8649493323

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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