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Latitude: 52.2206 / 52°13'14"N
Longitude: -2.1521 / 2°9'7"W
OS Eastings: 389708
OS Northings: 258051
OS Grid: SO897580
Mapcode National: GBR 1FV.NQX
Mapcode Global: VH92N.NG42
Entry Name: Offerton Bridge Lock
Listing Date: 21 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081194
English Heritage Legacy ID: 147909
Location: Hindlip, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR4
Civil Parish: Hindlip
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Salwarpe and Hindlip with Martin Hussingtree
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 85 NE HINDLIP CP WORCESTER & BIRMINGHAM CANAL
7/14 Offerton Bridge Lock
Canal lock. Early C19. Mainly blue brick in English bond, with bullnosed
brick copings, sandstone paving and concrete repairs. Approximately 7 feet
wide; lock gates in full working order, 2 gates at west end, one gate at
east end. Steps either side of lock lead up to west end gates. The
Worcester & Birmingham Canal was built by the Earl of Dudley between 1791
and 1815 and links the Birmingham Canal Naviations with the River Severn
and its purpose was to supply coal from the Black Country to the south-west Midlands. Offerton Bridge Lock forms a group with Offerton Bridge (qv).
Listing NGR: SO8970858050
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