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Latitude: 52.6046 / 52°36'16"N
Longitude: -1.7065 / 1°42'23"W
OS Eastings: 419972
OS Northings: 300802
OS Grid: SK199008
Mapcode National: GBR 4FS.MCL
Mapcode Global: WHCH3.RSKL
Entry Name: Drayton Footbridge
Listing Date: 29 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1038818
English Heritage Legacy ID: 272768
Location: Drayton Bassett, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B78
Civil Parish: Drayton Bassett
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Drayton Bassett St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SK 1800-1900 DRAYTON BASSETT C.P. BIRMINGHAM AND
14/16 Drayton Footbridge
Footbridge. Late C18. Red brick, painted white externally; stone
parapet. A pair of cylindrical stair turrets flank the canal and are
linked by a footbridge, each turret has a pointed arch doorway and
a crenellated parapet. The Minworth to Fazeley branch of the Birmingham
and Fazeley Canal, which Drayton Footbridge serves, was completed
in 1789; the contractor was John Pinkerton. S. R. Broadbridge, The
Birmingham Canal Navigations, Vol. I 1768-1846 (1974) pp.38-45.
Listing NGR: SK1997200802
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