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IoE Number: 219209
Location: HARTLEY BRIDGE, CHANCE'S GLASSWORKS (APPROXIMATELY 230 METRES WEST OF SPON LANE SOUTH) BIRMINGHAM CANAL BIRMINGHAM LEVEL,
  SMETHWICK, SANDWELL, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr D.R. Smith LRPS
Date Photographed: 15 August 1999
Date listed: 21 July 1978
Date of last amendment: 21 July 1978
Grade II

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SANDWELL MBBIRMINGHAM CANALSP 08 NWBirmingham Level, Smethwick9/10Hartley Bridge,Chance's Glassworks

SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL SP 08 NW Birmingham Level, Smethwick 9/10 Hartley Bridge, Chance's Glassworks 21.7.78 (approx 230m west of Spon Lane South) GV II Bridge. Early to mid-C19. Sandstone with parapets partly of brick. Single segmental arch with voussoirs rusticated in honeycomb pattern. Low parapet with stone coping. Attached to the western parapet is a cast iron plaque inscribed: "HARTLEY BRIDGE". The bridge spans Telford's New Main Line, which was built in a cutting on the Birmingham Level and was opened in 1828. It formerly linked the northern part of Chance's Glassworks (qv) with build- ings to the south of the canal which were probably developed from the 1840's onwards. (VCH p 115).

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