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Middle Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks (Approximately 140 Metres West of Bridge Street) Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton Level

A Grade II Listed Building in St Pauls, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4993 / 52°29'57"N

Longitude: -1.9639 / 1°57'49"W

OS Eastings: 402548

OS Northings: 289039

OS Grid: SP025890

Mapcode National: GBR 5K1.7Z

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.XF4X

Entry Name: Middle Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks (Approximately 140 Metres West of Bridge Street) Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton Level

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219245

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

SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/41 Middle lock of three,
Smethwick Locks (approx 140m
30.3.87 west of Bridge Street)

GV II

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 end. Single gates.
The locks were by-passed when the Smethwick cutting on the Birmingham level was
completed in 1829.


Listing NGR: SP0254889039

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