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Retaining Wall to High Level Line

A Grade II Listed Building in Heath Town, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5894 / 52°35'21"N

Longitude: -2.1215 / 2°7'17"W

OS Eastings: 391868

OS Northings: 299074

OS Grid: SO918990

Mapcode National: GBR 1FJ.R4

Mapcode Global: WHBFZ.D50Q

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to High Level Line

Listing Date: 20 February 1987

Last Amended: 31 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201835

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378471

Location: Wolverhampton, WV1

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Heath Town

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Central Wolverhampton

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/5/267 (West side)
20/02/87 Retaining wall to High Level Line
(Formerly Listed as:
Retaining wall to High Level line
... betw'n Wednesfield Rd & Lock St


Retaining wall to high level railway line between Wednesfield
Road Railway bridge (q.v.) and Lock Street railway bridge
(q.v.). c1880. For the London and North Western Railway. Blue
engineering brick with ashlar dressings. Retaining wall has
one half bay adjacent to the stone-quoined north abutment of
Wednesfield Road bridge and a further 24 bays to the abutment
of the Lock Street bridge on the north west side of the line.
Bays are defined by full-height pilaster strips on continuous
offset plinth with a moulded stone capping; cornice with
stone-coped brick parapet; plinths and cornices break round
pilaster strips. Each bay has large square panel, similar
panel to parapet. Similar to retaining wall between Cornmarket
Street and Wednesfield Road bridges (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO9186899074

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