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Towpath Bridge over Entrance to Canal Basin (Approximately 150 Metres West of Watery Lane) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade II Listed Building in Tipton Green, Sandwell

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219206

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 Martin and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SO 99 SE
Birmingham Level, Tipton
4/7 Towpath bridge over
entrance to canal basin
(approx l50m west of
Watery Lane)


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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