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Roving Bridge over Birmingham Wolverhampton Line Immediately West of Fazeley Junction

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4789 / 52°28'44"N

Longitude: -1.9149 / 1°54'53"W

OS Eastings: 405878

OS Northings: 286780

OS Grid: SP058867

Mapcode National: GBR 5X9.28

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.RYKJ

Entry Name: Roving Bridge over Birmingham Wolverhampton Line Immediately West of Fazeley Junction

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343143

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217610

Location: Birmingham, B16

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Ladywood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SHEEPCOTE STREET
1.
5104 Ladywood B16
Roving Bridge over Birmingham/
Wolverhampton line immediately
west of Fazeley Junction
SP 0586 NE 31/1
II
2.
Dated 1827, Horseley Ironworks (of Tipton) cast iron roving bridge. Unusual
at this date in being a virtually flat span of 2 single castings with pierced
x pattern parapets, the deck panels bolted into lower flanges. Ashlar
footings on swept English bond brick abutments, double ramped approaches.
A roving bridge type establishment on the BCN contemporary with Telford's
improvements.

Listing NGR: SP0587886780

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