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Railway Bridge at Chance's Glassworks (Approximately 160 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade II Listed Building in St Pauls, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5052 / 52°30'18"N

Longitude: -1.9939 / 1°59'38"W

OS Eastings: 400508

OS Northings: 289703

OS Grid: SP005897

Mapcode National: GBR 2BZ.NT

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.D97B

Entry Name: Railway Bridge at Chance's Glassworks (Approximately 160 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Listing Date: 21 July 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342646

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219211

Location: Sandwell, B66

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: St Pauls

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

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
Birmingham Level, Smethwick
9/12 Railway Bridge at
Chance's Glassworks
21.7.78 (approx 160m west of
Spon Lane South)
GV II

Railway bridge. Mid-C19. Brick and iron with some sandstone dressings.
North side spanned by cast iron I-beam. Parapet has coping and octagonal
end piers of stone, and iron railings. Deck of bridge formed by wrought-
iron or steel joists carrying brick arches. South side now blocked.
Adjoins Canal Bridge (qv) and spans a roadway which formerly linked the
northern and southern parts of Chance's Glassworks site. The Birmingham,
Wolverhampton and Stour Valley Railway was opened in 1852, although the
first locomotive ran on the line in 1849 (VCH, p 98).


Listing NGR: SP0050889703

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