Crane At Rotton Park Loop Canal Maintenance Yard

24 Jun 2001
Crane At Rotton Park Loop Canal Maintenance Yard, Icknield Port Road, Birmingham, West Midlands
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ICKNIELD PORT ROAD SP 08 NW 997-0/6/58 Crane at Rotton Park Loop Canal Maintenance Yard GV II

Crane on canal maintenance yard. Circa late C19. Cast-iron hand-powered crane with geared drum on revolving poet and circa 5 metre long tubular jib with iron-rod stays. The crane is fixed on top of a circular brick plinth on the edge of the canal, south east of the Superintendent's office (qv).

Note: Rotton Park Loop was originally part of James Brindley's 1768 Birmingham Canal, improved by Thomas Telford. in circa 1827.

Listing NGR: SP0464787010


This is part of the Series: IOE\Dowling_Geoff IOE Records for Dowling, Geoff; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Geoff Dowling. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Dowling, Geoff

Rights Holder: Dowling, Geoff


Brick, Cast Iron, Victorian Hand Crane, Transport, Crane, Lifting And Winding Structure