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Galton Bridge Including Attached Railway Bridge Span, Roebuck Lane Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade I Listed Building in St Pauls, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.502 / 52°30'7"N

Longitude: -1.9793 / 1°58'45"W

OS Eastings: 401502

OS Northings: 289342

OS Grid: SP015893

Mapcode National: GBR 5F0.TZ

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.MCZT

Entry Name: Galton Bridge Including Attached Railway Bridge Span, Roebuck Lane Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Listing Date: 2 August 1972

Last Amended: 28 February 1989

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219212

Location: Sandwell, B66

County: Sandwell

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

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Listing Text

In the entry for
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
9/13
18/13 Birmingham Level,
Smethwick

Galton Bridge,
Roebuck Lane

The address shall be amended to read:
BIRMINGHAM CANAL
Birmingham Level,
Smethwick

Galton Bridge including
attached railway bridge
span, Roebuck Lane

The following shall be added at the end of the description:

Later C19 section over railway to south-west has similar brick and stone abutments,
the north-eastern a continuation of that of the earlier section. Single rounded
brick arch with cast iron railings and lamps.

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SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SP 0189 SW
SP 08 NW Birmingham Level, Smethwick
9/13 Galton Bridge,
18/13 Roebuck Lane
2.8.72
I

Road bridge, now footbridge, over New Main Line of Birmingham Canal. 1829
by Telford. Cast iron. Brick abutments have some sandstone dressings.
Single segmental arch of 150 foot span carries road across Smethwick cutting.
Arch formed by girders pierced in lattice pattern, with lattice bracing in
spandrels. "Horsley Iron Works 1829" is said to be cast in four places.
"Galton Bridge" is cast above the centre on each side. Cast iron railings
terminate at stone piers with Gothic blind tracery. Named after Samuel
Tertius Galton, one of the BCN committee.


Listing NGR: SP0150289342

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