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Bridge Number 77 tow Path Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Tamworth, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6155 / 52°36'55"N

Longitude: -1.7007 / 1°42'2"W

OS Eastings: 420358

OS Northings: 302006

OS Grid: SK203020

Mapcode National: GBR 4FS.2T9

Mapcode Global: WHCH3.VJ98

Plus Code: 9C4WJ78X+5P

Entry Name: Bridge Number 77 tow Path Bridge

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 272794

Location: Fazeley, Lichfield, Staffordshire, B78

County: Staffordshire

District: Lichfield

Civil Parish: Fazeley

Built-Up Area: Fazeley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Fazeley St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


8/41 Bridge No. 77 (Tow
- Path Bridge)


Roving bridge. Circa 1789, heavily rebuilt in the mid-C19. Single
segmental arch with stone coped parapet and end pilaster strips. Bridge
No. 77 unites the tow paths of the Minworth to Fazeley branch and the
Fradley to Fazeley branch of the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal. John
Pinkerton was the contractor for both branches, the former was opened
in 1788 and the latter in 1789. The bridge is included for group value.
S.R. Broadbridge, The Birmingham Canal Navigations Vol. I 1768-1846
(1974) pp.38-45.

Listing NGR: SK2035802006

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