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Latitude: 52.6047 / 52°36'16"N
Longitude: -1.7065 / 1°42'23"W
OS Eastings: 419971
OS Northings: 300808
OS Grid: SK199008
Mapcode National: GBR 4FS.MCK
Mapcode Global: WHCH3.RSKJ
Entry Name: Drayton Swivel Bridge
Listing Date: 29 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1038819
English Heritage Legacy ID: 272769
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
14/17 Drayton Swivel
Swivel bridge. Late C18. Cast iron mountings and hand rail, wooden
floor, and stone surround. Low flat bridge spanning the canal. The
Minworth to Fazely branch of the Birmingham and Fazeley canal, which
Drayton Swivel Bridge 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: SK1997100808
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