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Galton Bridge Including Attached Railway Bridge Span, Roebuck Lane Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

A Grade I Listed Building in Smethwick, Sandwell

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Latitude: 52.502 / 52°30'7"N

Longitude: -1.9793 / 1°58'45"W

OS Eastings: 401502

OS Northings: 289342

OS Grid: SP015893

Mapcode National: GBR 5F0.TZ

Mapcode Global: VH9YV.MCZT

Plus Code: 9C4WG22C+Q7

Entry Name: Galton Bridge Including Attached Railway Bridge Span, Roebuck Lane Birmingham Canal Birmingham Level

Listing Date: 2 August 1972

Last Amended: 28 February 1989

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1214833

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219212

ID on this website: 101214833

Location: 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

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In the entry for
18/13 Birmingham Level,

Galton Bridge,
Roebuck Lane

The address shall be amended to read:
Birmingham Level,

Galton Bridge including
attached railway bridge
span, Roebuck Lane

The following shall be added at the end of the description:

Later C19 section over railway to south-west has similar brick and stone abutments,
the north-eastern a continuation of that of the earlier section. Single rounded
brick arch with cast iron railings and lamps.


SP 0189 SW
SP 08 NW Birmingham Level, Smethwick
9/13 Galton Bridge,
18/13 Roebuck Lane

Road bridge, now footbridge, over New Main Line of Birmingham Canal. 1829
by Telford. Cast iron. Brick abutments have some sandstone dressings.
Single segmental arch of 150 foot span carries road across Smethwick cutting.
Arch formed by girders pierced in lattice pattern, with lattice bracing in
spandrels. "Horsley Iron Works 1829" is said to be cast in four places.
"Galton Bridge" is cast above the centre on each side. Cast iron railings
terminate at stone piers with Gothic blind tracery. Named after Samuel
Tertius Galton, one of the BCN committee.

Listing NGR: SP0150289342

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