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Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Bridge Number 49 (Awbridge Bridge) and Associated Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Trysull and Seisdon, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.5516 / 52°33'5"N

Longitude: -2.2083 / 2°12'29"W

OS Eastings: 385971

OS Northings: 294877

OS Grid: SO859948

Mapcode National: GBR 19X.0HF

Mapcode Global: VH912.N4X9

Entry Name: Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Bridge Number 49 (Awbridge Bridge) and Associated Lock

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232383

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407471

Location: Trysull and Seisdon, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire, WV5

County: Staffordshire

District: South Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Trysull and Seisdon

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Wombourne St Benedict Biscop

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 8494-8594
Bridge No 49 (Awbridge
Bridge) and associated
lock (formerly in Wombourne
Canal bridge and lock. Circa 1770. Red brick with stone coped parapet.
Single 3-centred arch with perforated parapet above, separated from the
parapets of the abutments by pilaster strips with pyramidal caps. The
towpath underneath the bridge is flanked to the left by a coped wall; to
the rear a short flight of steps leads up to the lock. The staffordshire
and Worcestershire Canal was opened through Wombourne parish in 1770; the engineer was James Brindley and Awbridge bridge and lock may represent his
first attempt at combining a lock and a bridge on a public road.
V.C.H. vol XX (1984).

Listing NGR: SO8597194877

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