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Latitude: 52.6156 / 52°36'56"N
Longitude: -1.7009 / 1°42'3"W
OS Eastings: 420349
OS Northings: 302022
OS Grid: SK203020
Mapcode National: GBR 4FS.2S4
Mapcode Global: WHCH3.VJ75
Plus Code: 9C4WJ78X+6M
Entry Name: Birmingham and Fazeley Canal Junction House
Listing Date: 6 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197040
English Heritage Legacy ID: 386443
Location: Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78
Electoral Ward/Division: Fazeley
Built-Up Area: Fazeley
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Fazeley St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SK20SW BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY CANAL
670-1/4/27 (North side)
House. c1840. Brick with ashlar and plaster dressings; hipped
slate roof with brick stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys; symmetrical
3-window range with large full-height canted bay. Top cornice.
Entrance to right return of bay has doorcase with consoled
cornice and 6-fielded-panel door. Windows to ground floor have
rusticated wedge lintels with keystones over 12-pane sashes,
bay has tripartite window with frieze and cornice over
8:12:8-pane horned sashes; 1st floor has 9-pane sashes with
tripartite window to bay with 6:12:6-pane sashes
(12-pane=4/8). Iron plate with number: 261 between windows to
bay. Cross-axial stack to bay and 2 stacks to rear. Junction
House stands at the junction of the Coventry Canal with the
Fazeley to Birmingham and Fazeley to Whittington branches of
the Birmingham and Fazeley Canal, and may have served as a
toll house at this important junction.
(Inland Waterways Histories: Broadbridge SR: Birmingham Canal
Navigations Vol I: 1768-1846: London: 1974-: P.41-45; Canals
of the British Isles: Hadfield C: Canals of the East Midlands:
Listing NGR: SK2034902022
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