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Offerton Bridge Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Hindlip, Worcestershire

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Latitude: 52.2206 / 52°13'14"N

Longitude: -2.1521 / 2°9'7"W

OS Eastings: 389708

OS Northings: 258051

OS Grid: SO897580

Mapcode National: GBR 1FV.NQX

Mapcode Global: VH92N.NG42

Entry Name: Offerton Bridge Lock

Listing Date: 21 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081194

English Heritage Legacy ID: 147909

Location: Hindlip, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR4

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Hindlip

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Salwarpe and Hindlip with Martin Hussingtree

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text


7/14 Offerton Bridge Lock


Canal lock. Early C19. Mainly blue brick in English bond, with bullnosed
brick copings, sandstone paving and concrete repairs. Approximately 7 feet
wide; lock gates in full working order, 2 gates at west end, one gate at
east end. Steps either side of lock lead up to west end gates. The
Worcester & Birmingham Canal was built by the Earl of Dudley between 1791
and 1815 and links the Birmingham Canal Naviations with the River Severn
and its purpose was to supply coal from the Black Country to the south-west Midlands. Offerton Bridge Lock forms a group with Offerton Bridge (qv).

Listing NGR: SO8970858050

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

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