Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal Bratch Locks, Bridge Number 47 (Bratch Bridge) / Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal Upper Bratch Bridge And Associated Toll House

Date:
22 Aug 1999
Location:
Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal Bratch Locks, Bridge Number 47 (Bratch Bridge), Wombourne, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
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Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal Upper Bratch Bridge And Associated Toll House, Wombourne, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/02131/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WOMBOURNE C.P. STAFFORDSHIRE AND WORCESTER- SO 8693-8793 SHIRE CANAL 13/157 Bratch locks, bridges No 47 (Bratch Bridge) and 48 (upper Bratch Bridge) and associated toll house.

GV II 3 locks, 2 bridges and a toll house. Circa 1770, toll house added circa 1800, further alterations of the late C19. Red and blue brick, the bridges and toll house are painted white. Flight of locks separated from each other by the 2 bridges. Bridge No 48 is C19 and has a single segmental arch. Bridge No 47 is C18 and incorporates a flight of steps to the canal, it was widened in the C19 by an addition to the south. 2 storey octagonal toll house attached to Bridge No 48 with doors at the level of both the middle and upper locks; semi-circular arched panels to each face at first floor level, most containing fixed light glazing bar windows. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal was opened in 1772, the enginer was James Brindley.

Listing NGR: SO8674993797

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0880 IOE Records taken by Mark Hadley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Mark Hadley. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Hadley, Mark

Rights Holder: Hadley, Mark

Keywords

Brick, Stuart Canal Bridge, Georgian Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Bridge, Canal Lock, Lock, Toll House, Road Transport Site, Domestic, Transport Workers House, House, Dwelling

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