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
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
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WOMBOURNE C.P. STAFFORDSHIRE AND WORCES-
13/155 Bridge No. 46 (Bumble-
hole Bridge) and assoc-
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
Listing NGR: SO8649493323
Source: English Heritage
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