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Latitude: 52.4997 / 52°29'59"N
Longitude: -1.9621 / 1°57'43"W
OS Eastings: 402671
OS Northings: 289092
OS Grid: SP026890
Mapcode National: GBR 5K1.MS
Mapcode Global: VH9YV.YF3K
Entry Name: Bottom Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks Immediately West of Bridge Street Birmingham Canal Woverhampton Level
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077129
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219246
Location: Sandwell, B66
Electoral Ward/Division: St Pauls
Built-Up Area: Smethwick
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Smethwick The Resurrection
Church of England Diocese: Birmingham
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/42 Bottom lock of three,
Smethwick Locks immediately
30.3.87 west of Bridge Street
Canal lock. Probably 1790, when the original Smethwick summit level of 1769
was lowered to that of the Wolverhampton pound. Brick with sandstone kerbstones
partly replaced by concrete. Cast-iron sluice gear at upper and lower ends.
Single gates. The locks were by-passed when the Smethwick cutting on the
Birmingham Level was completed in 1829.
Listing NGR: SP0267189092
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