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Top Lock, Factory Locks (Approximately 15 Metres West of Factory Road Bridge) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade II Listed Building in Tipton Green, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5318 / 52°31'54"N

Longitude: -2.0734 / 2°4'24"W

OS Eastings: 395120

OS Northings: 292666

OS Grid: SO951926

Mapcode National: GBR 4S5.8S

Mapcode Global: VH9YM.0MRG

Entry Name: Top Lock, Factory Locks (Approximately 15 Metres West of Factory Road Bridge) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Listing Date: 29 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077149

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219203

Location: Sandwell, DY4

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: Tipton Green

Built-Up Area: Tipton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Tipton St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/4 Top Lock,
Factory Locks (approx 15m
west of Factory Road


One of flight of three locks. Circa 1829. Engineer Thomas Telford. Brick
with sandstone kerbs to lock chambers, now partly replaced by concrete. Cast
iron sluice gear at upper side. Single gates. This flight of locks raises
Telford's New Main Line, on the Birmingham Level, up to the 473 feet Wolverhampton

Listing NGR: SO9512092666

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

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