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Number 7 Lock, Aston Canal Flight with Footbridge, Birmingham/Fazeley Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Nechells, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.494 / 52°29'38"N

Longitude: -1.8832 / 1°52'59"W

OS Eastings: 408026

OS Northings: 288461

OS Grid: SP080884

Mapcode National: GBR 643.3V

Mapcode Global: VH9YX.9KSY

Entry Name: Number 7 Lock, Aston Canal Flight with Footbridge, Birmingham/Fazeley Canal

Listing Date: 20 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276277

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409751

Location: Birmingham, B7

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Nechells

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

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Listing Text

By the exclusion of:
1. CHESTER STREET
5104 Aston B6
No 10 Lock, Aston Flight
with footbridge, Birmingham/
Fazeley Canal
SP 08 NE 7/14
II
2.
Mid 1770's origin, single narrow lock with single botom gate. Thick brick, and stone
dressed. By the bottom gate is a cantilevered footbridge, probably circa 1840,
consisting of cast iron girders with wood deck and low set hand rails to each end
raised a few inches above the lock edge to allow passage for a tow rope.

1. CHESTER STREET
5104 Aston B6
SP 08 NE 7/14 No 7 Lock, Aston Canal
Flight with Footbridge,
Birmingham/Fazeley Canal
II
2.
Canal Lock. Mid 1770's. Thick brick with stone dressings. Single narrow lock with
single bottom gate, and cantilevered foot-bridge probably c.1840, consisting of cast
iron girders with concrete deck and low set hand rails to each side, raised a few
inchesa bove the lock edge to allow passage of tow rope.

Listing NGR: SP0802688461

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