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Drayton Footbridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C4WJ73V+V9

Entry Name: Drayton Footbridge

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038818

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272768

ID on this website: 101038818

Location: Drayton Bassett, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B78

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

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

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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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