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Bottom Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks Immediately West of Bridge Street Birmingham Canal Woverhampton Level

A Grade II Listed Building in Smethwick, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.4997 / 52°29'59"N

Longitude: -1.9621 / 1°57'43"W

OS Eastings: 402671

OS Northings: 289092

OS Grid: SP026890

Mapcode National: GBR 5K1.MS

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.YF3K

Entry Name: Bottom Lock of Three, Smethwick Locks Immediately West of Bridge Street Birmingham Canal Woverhampton Level

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077129

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219246

Location: Sandwell, B66

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: St Pauls

Built-Up Area: Smethwick

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Smethwick The Resurrection

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

SP 08 NW
Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/42 Bottom lock of three,
Smethwick Locks immediately
30.3.87 west of Bridge Street


Canal lock. Probably 1790, when the original Smethwick summit level of 1769
was lowered to that of the Wolverhampton pound. Brick with sandstone kerbstones
partly replaced by concrete. Cast-iron sluice gear at upper and lower ends.
Single gates. The locks were by-passed when the Smethwick cutting on the
Birmingham Level was completed in 1829.

Listing NGR: SP0267189092

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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