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Aldersley Junction Bridge birmingham Canal No 21 (Bottom) Lock

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.6078 / 52°36'28"N

Longitude: -2.1448 / 2°8'41"W

OS Eastings: 390290

OS Northings: 301126

OS Grid: SJ902011

Mapcode National: GBR 189.NK

Mapcode Global: WHBFS.0QY4

Plus Code: 9C4VJV54+43

Entry Name: Aldersley Junction Bridge birmingham Canal No 21 (Bottom) Lock

Listing Date: 31 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378331

Location: St. Peter's, Wolverhampton, WV6

County: Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Tettenhall Regis

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Oxley The Epiphany

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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895-1/2/62 No 21 (Bottom) Lock and Aldersley
Junction Bridge


Lock and bridge. 1785; restored 1980s. James Brindley with
R.Whitworth and S.Simcock, engineers. Brick with stone coping.
Bridge has brick elliptical arch with stone key and straight
parapets; ramp to north side; approx 3.5m wide. Lock to east
has double lower and single upper gates. One of of flight of
21 locks on the Birmingham Canal, Wolverhampton level. Lock
No.21 was added approximately 15 years after the main flight
(c1785). The original Lock No.20 was found to be too deep.
Lock No.20 was therefore altered in 1785 and Lock 21 added.

Listing NGR: SJ9029001126

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