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Wyrley and Essington Canal Anglesey Branch Railway Aqueduct

A Grade II Listed Building in Hammerwich, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 52.6555 / 52°39'19"N

Longitude: -1.9237 / 1°55'25"W

OS Eastings: 405256

OS Northings: 306424

OS Grid: SK052064

Mapcode National: GBR 3CL.DGX

Mapcode Global: WHBFP.FJ52

Entry Name: Wyrley and Essington Canal Anglesey Branch Railway Aqueduct

Listing Date: 31 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219184

Location: Walsall, WS8

County: Staffordshire

Civil Parish: Hammerwich

Built-Up Area: Brownhills

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Brownhills with Ogley Hay

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 00 NE
2/125 Railway Aqueduct

- II
Aqueduct carrying Anglesey branch of Wyrley & Essington Canal (widened and
made navigable 1850) over the South Staffordshire Railway (opened 1849).
Dated 1856. Cast iron with brick abutments. Waterway carried in iron trough
carried on central brick pier. An iron arch supports the towpath and is
inscribed: "Lloyds Foster and Co., Engineers, Wednesbury 1856". Solid cast
iron parapets have interlaced balustrade pattern in relief.

Listing NGR: SK0525606424

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

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