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Middle Lock, Factory Locks (Approximately 40 Metres East of Factory Road Bridge) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade II Listed Building in Tipton Green, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5316 / 52°31'53"N

Longitude: -2.0721 / 2°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 395207

OS Northings: 292644

OS Grid: SO952926

Mapcode National: GBR 4S5.KV

Mapcode Global: VH9YM.1MFL

Entry Name: Middle Lock, Factory Locks (Approximately 40 Metres East of Factory Road Bridge) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219204

Location: Sandwell, DY4

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Tipton Green

Built-Up Area: Tipton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Tipton St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/5 Middle Lock,
Factory Locks (approx 40m
east of Factory Road


One of flight of three locks. Circa 1829. Engineer Thomas Telford. Brick
with sandstone kerbs to lock chambers, now partly replaced by concrete.
Cast iron sluice gear at upper side. Single gates. This flight of locks
raises Telford's New Main Line, on the Birmingham Level, up to the 473 feet
Wolverhampton Level.

Listing NGR: SO9520792644

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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