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© Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS

IoE Number: 217017
Location: CANAL TUNNEL INTO CURZON STREET STATION OVER DIGBETH BRANCH CANAL, CURZON STREET B4
  BIRMINGHAM, BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr Geoff Dowling ARPS
Date Photographed: 15 October 1999
Date listed: 08 July 1982
Date of last amendment: 06 September 1983
Grade II

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In the entry for CURZON STREET 7/18 City Centre B4 Railway Viaduct into Curzon Street Station Over Digbeth Branch Canal The item shall be amended to read CURZON STREET City Centre B4 Curzon Street Station over Digbeth Branch Canal ------------------------------------ CURZON STREET 1. 5104 City Centre B4 Railway Viaduct into Curzon Street Station over Digbeth Branch Canal SP 08 NE 7/18 II 2. Circa 1838. J Locke engineer. Joint bridge for the London and Birmingham and Grand Junction Railways providing access to Curzon Street. The north-east elevation remains unaltered, the south-west face incorporated into bridge widening when the line was carried through to New Street. Brick with ashlar dressings. Slightly battered abutments. Channelled ashlar piers. Broad elliptical arch. Ashlar voussoirs chamfered and stepped in groups of 3. Ashlar infill in spandrels. Corbel bracketted cornice broken forward over piers. Ashlar parapet. Approx 49 yards depth of original bridge with slightly skew brickwork to vault.

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