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Latitude: 52.3212 / 52°19'16"N
Longitude: -2.012 / 2°0'43"W
OS Eastings: 399275
OS Northings: 269234
OS Grid: SO992692
Mapcode National: GBR 2G6.G3M
Mapcode Global: VH9ZM.2XNF
Entry Name: Worcester and Birmingham Canal, Canal Bridge About 100 Metres West South West of Lock 58
Listing Date: 1 December 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355195
Location: Tutnall and Cobley, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60
Civil Parish: Tutnall and Cobley
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Tardebigge
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
SO 96 NE TUTNALL AND COBLEY WORCESTER AND
1655-/9/10003 Canal Bridge about
100 metres W.S.W.of
Canal accommodation bridge. Circa 1812-13. English bond red brick
with sandstone coping to parapets and sandstone responds to arch.
Semi-elliptical arch with plat band above and pilasters at ends
of parapets. Minor repairs in blue brick to parapet. NOTE: The
Worcester and Birmingham Canal was authorised in 1791. With
Thomas Cartwright as the engineer work began at the Birmingham
end in 1795 and completed to Tardebigge in 1807. In 1809
Cartwright was replaced by John Woodhouse, who built a lift
instead of the proposed flight of locks. Trials for the lift
started in 1810, but it was abandoned in favour of the locks on
Rennie's advice. In 1812 construction commenced on this section
of the canal and the Tardebigge flight of locks (q.v.).
SOURCE: Charles Hadfield, The Canals of the West Midlands, PP135-
Listing NGR: SO9927569234
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