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Middle Lock, Spon Lane Locks Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton Level

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich, Sandwell

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.507 / 52°30'25"N

Longitude: -1.9994 / 1°59'57"W

OS Eastings: 400134

OS Northings: 289896

OS Grid: SP001898

Mapcode National: GBR 29Z.F6

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.98B0

Entry Name: Middle Lock, Spon Lane Locks Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton Level

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219240

Location: Sandwell, B70

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Greets Green and Lyng

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: West Bromwich Good Shepherd with St John

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, W.Bromwich
9/36 Middle Lock,
Spon Lane Locks
30.3.87
GV II

One of flight of three locks on Wolverhampton Level of Birmingham Canal.
Probably 1790, when Brindley's original flight of six locks built in 1769
was reduced to the present three; some C20 repairs. Brick, with sandstone
kerbstones, partly replaced by concrete. Cast-iron sluice gear. Upper gate
single, lower gate double. The Old Main Line, on the Wolverhampton Level,
was by-passed by Telford's New Main Line on the Birmingham Level in 1829.
(Paget-Tomlinson, E W, "The Complete Book of Canal and River Navigations",
1978, p 95).


Listing NGR: SP0013489896

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