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Steward Aqueduct (Approximately 400 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton Level

A Grade II Listed Building in Smethwick, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.5059 / 52°30'21"N

Longitude: -1.9974 / 1°59'50"W

OS Eastings: 400275

OS Northings: 289777

OS Grid: SP002897

Mapcode National: GBR 29Z.WL

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.B8FT

Plus Code: 9C4WG243+93

Entry Name: Steward Aqueduct (Approximately 400 Metres West of Spon Lane South) Birmingham Canal Wolverhampton Level

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077161

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219242

ID on this website: 101077161

Location: West Smethwick, Sandwell, West Midlands, B66

County: Sandwell

Electoral Ward/Division: St Pauls

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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

Tagged with: Aqueduct

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Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick
9/38 Steward Aqueduct (approx
30.3.87 400m west of Spon Lane South)


Aqueduct. Built in 1828 by Thomas Telford to carry the Old Main Line
(Wolverhampton Level), opened in 1769 and re-aligned in 1790, over his
New Main Line, on the Birmingham Level. Brick in English bond with sand-
stone dressings. Two elliptical skew arches with chamfered voussoirs.
Moulded string course dies into rusticated quoins of abutments. Ashlar
capping course carries cast-iron railings with intersecting arched heads.
Buttresses added to central cutwaters at uncertain date.

Listing NGR: SP0027589777

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