TOP LOCK, FACTORY LOCKS (APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES WEST OF FACTORY ROAD BRIDGE) BIRMINGHAM CANAL BIRMINGHAM LEVEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1077149

Date first listed: 29-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: TOP LOCK, FACTORY LOCKS (APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES WEST OF FACTORY ROAD BRIDGE) BIRMINGHAM CANAL BIRMINGHAM LEVEL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TOP LOCK, FACTORY LOCKS (APPROXIMATELY 15 METRES WEST OF FACTORY ROAD BRIDGE) BIRMINGHAM CANAL BIRMINGHAM LEVEL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Sandwell (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SO 95120 92666

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History

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Details

SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL SO 99 SE Birmingham Level, Tipton 4/4 Top Lock, Factory Locks (approx 15m west of Factory Road Bridge)

GV II

One of flight of three locks. Circa 1829. Engineer Thomas Telford. Brick with sandstone kerbs to lock chambers, now partly replaced by concrete. Cast iron sluice gear at upper side. Single gates. This flight of locks raises Telford's New Main Line, on the Birmingham Level, up to the 473 feet Wolverhampton Level.

Listing NGR: SO9512092666

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 219203

Legacy System: LBS

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