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Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks (Approximately 230 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bromwich, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5055 / 52°30'19"N

Longitude: -1.9948 / 1°59'41"W

OS Eastings: 400451

OS Northings: 289736

OS Grid: SP004897

Mapcode National: GBR 2BZ.GQ

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.C9S3

Entry Name: Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks (Approximately 230 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Listing Date: 21 July 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219209

Location: Sandwell, B66

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: St Pauls

Built-Up Area: West Bromwich

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
Birmingham Level, Smethwick
9/10 Hartley Bridge,
Chance's Glassworks
21.7.78 (approx 230m west of Spon
Lane South)


Bridge. Early to mid-C19. Sandstone with parapets partly of brick. Single
segmental arch with voussoirs rusticated in honeycomb pattern. Low parapet
with stone coping. Attached to the western parapet is a cast iron plaque
inscribed: "HARTLEY BRIDGE". The bridge spans Telford's New Main Line,
which was built in a cutting on the Birmingham Level and was opened in 1828.
It formerly linked the northern part of Chance's Glassworks (qv) with build-
ings to the south of the canal which were probably developed from the 1840's
onwards. (VCH p 115).

Listing NGR: SP0045189736

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