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IoE Number: 219245
Location: MIDDLE LOCK OF THREE, SMETHWICK LOCKS (APPROXIMATELY 140 METRES WEST OF BRIDGE STREET) BIRMINGHAM CANAL WOLVERHAMPTON LEVEL,
  SMETHWICK, SANDWELL, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr D.R. Smith LRPS
Date Photographed: 21 August 1999
Date listed: 30 March 1987
Date of last amendment: 30 March 1987
Grade II

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SANDWELL MBBIRMINGHAM CANALSP 08 NWWolverhampton Level, Smethwick9/41Middle lock of three,Smethwick Locks (approx 140m

SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL SP 08 NW Wolverhampton Level, Smethwick 9/41 Middle lock of three, Smethwick Locks (approx 140m 30.3.87 west of Bridge Street) GV II Canal lock. Probably 1790, when the original Smethwick summit level of 1769 was lowered to that of the Wolverhampton pound. Brick with sandstone kerbstones partly replaced by concrete. Cast-iron sluice gear at upper end. Single gates. The locks were by-passed when the Smethwick cutting on the Birmingham level was completed in 1829.

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