Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal Wightwick Lock And Bridge No 57

Date:
4 Nov 2000
Location:
Staffordshire And Worcestershire Canal Wightwick Lock And Bridge No 57, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Reference:
IOE01/02290/24
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

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

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO89NE STAFFS AND WORCS CANAL 895-1/4/174 Wightwick Lock and Bridge No 57

II

Lock with bridge to west. c1770. By Brindley, Simcock and Dadford, engineers. Brick with stone dressings. Bridge has segmental arch with ashlar jambs, hood and coping. Oval plate with lettering: WIGHTWICK/NO 57/ BRIDGE. Lock has single upper and double lower gates; overflow to south. One of James Brindley's first locks.

Listing NGR: SO8726898378

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1018 IOE Records taken by John M Holt; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr John M Holt. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Holt, John M

Rights Holder: Holt, John M

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Stone, Georgian Canal Bridge, Transport, Canal Transport Site, Water Transport Site, Bridge, Lock, Maritime, Water Regulation Installation

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