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Latitude: 52.529 / 52°31'44"N
Longitude: -2.0636 / 2°3'49"W
OS Eastings: 395779
OS Northings: 292348
OS Grid: SO957923
Mapcode National: GBR 4V6.DT
Mapcode Global: VH9YM.5PWM
Entry Name: Towpath Bridge over Entrance to Canal Basin (Approximately 150 Metres West of Watery Lane) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level
Listing Date: 29 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077151
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219206
Location: Sandwell, DY4
Electoral Ward/Division: Tipton Green
Built-Up Area: Tipton
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands
Church of England Parish: Tipton St Martin and St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL
SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/7 Towpath bridge over
entrance to canal basin
(approx l50m west of
Towpath bridge. Mid-C19. Cast iron with brick abutments which have some
sandstone dressings. Single shallow segmental arch. Sides are a single
casting pierced to form lattice pattern of saltire crosses. Spans the
entrance to a boat yard which was formerly Tipton railway interchange basin,
one of 26 such transhipment depots constructed on the Birmingham Canal from
the 1850's onwards. (Paget-Tomlinson, E W: The Complete Book of Canal and
River Navigations, 1978, p 96).
Listing NGR: SO9577992348
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