Staffordshire And Worcetershire Canal Bridge Number 46 (Bumblehole Bridge) And Associated Lock

Date:
22 Aug 1999
Location:
Staffordshire And Worcetershire Canal Bridge Number 46 (Bumblehole Bridge) And Associated Lock, Wombourne, South Staffordshire, Staffordshire
Reference:
IOE01/02131/35
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 WORCES- SO 8693-8793 TERSHIRE CANAL 13/155 Bridge No. 46 (Bumble- hole Bridge) and assoc- iated lock GV II Canal bridge and lock. Circa 1770 with minor C19 repair work. Red brick (English bond ). The bridge has a single segmental arch with stone quoins and dripstone; the stone coped parapet slopes considerably from right to left.

The lock lies to the rear. Bridge, lock and associated cottage (q.v.) form a picturesque group. The Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal opened through Wombourne parish in 1770, the engineer was James Brindley. V.C.H. vol.XX (1984).

Listing NGR: SO8649493322

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, Stone, Georgian Lock Keepers Cottage, Domestic, Transport Workers House, House, Dwelling, Canal Bridge, Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Bridge, Canal Lock, Lock

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