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© Mr J J Sheridan LRPS

IoE Number: 219225
Location: SOUTH PORTAL, NETHERTON TUNNEL, WARRENS HILL PARK BIRMINGHAM CANAL NETHERTON TUNNEL BRANCH WINDMILL END, ROWLEY KINGS,
  OLDBURY, SANDWELL, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr J J Sheridan LRPS
Date Photographed: 12 September 1999
Date listed: 29 September 1987
Date of last amendment: 29 September 1987
Grade II

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SANDWELL MBBIRMINGHAM CANALSO 98 NENetherton Tunnel BranchWindmill End, Rowley kings8/22South Portal,

SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL SO 98 NE Netherton Tunnel Branch Windmill End, Rowley kings 8/22 South Portal, Netherton Tunnel, Warrens Hall Park II Entrance to canal tunnel. Opened 1858. Brick with sandstone keystone. Round arch has moulded arch band. Flanking walls battered and of concave plan. Parapet has brick coping. The Dudley Canal was amalgamated with the Birmingham Canal Navigations in 1846, and the Netherton Tunnel was subsequently built to improve links between the two systems. It is 3027 yards long and is unusual because of its late date and because of its width: it has two towpaths. It was lit by gas and later by electricity.

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