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Drayton Swivel Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6047 / 52°36'16"N

Longitude: -1.7065 / 1°42'23"W

OS Eastings: 419971

OS Northings: 300808

OS Grid: SK199008

Mapcode National: GBR 4FS.MCK

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.RSKJ

Entry Name: Drayton Swivel Bridge

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272769

Location: Drayton Bassett, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B78

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Drayton Bassett

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Drayton Bassett St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


14/17 Drayton Swivel
- Bridge


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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