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© Mr D.R. Smith LRPS

IoE Number: 219212
Location: GALTON BRIDGE, ROEBUCK LANE
  SMETHWICK, SANDWELL, WEST MIDLANDS
Photographer: Mr D.R. Smith LRPS
Date Photographed: 27 August 1999
Date listed: 02 August 1972
Date of last amendment: 28 February 1989
Grade I

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In the entry for SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL 9/13 18/13 Birmingham Level, Smethwick Galton Bridge, Roebuck Lane The address shall be amended to read: BIRMINGHAM CANAL Birmingham Level, Smethwick Galton Bridge including attached railway bridge span, Roebuck Lane The following shall be added at the end of the description: Later C19 section over railway to south-west has similar brick and stone abutments, the north-eastern a continuation of that of the earlier section. Single rounded brick arch with cast iron railings and lamps. ------------------------------------ SANDWELL MB BIRMINGHAM CANAL SP 0189 SW SP 08 NW Birmingham Level, Smethwick 9/13 Galton Bridge, 18/13 Roebuck Lane 2.8.72 I Road bridge, now footbridge, over New Main Line of Birmingham Canal. 1829 by Telford. Cast iron. Brick abutments have some sandstone dressings. Single segmental arch of 150 foot span carries road across Smethwick cutting. Arch formed by girders pierced in lattice pattern, with lattice bracing in spandrels. "Horsley Iron Works 1829" is said to be cast in four places. "Galton Bridge" is cast above the centre on each side. Cast iron railings terminate at stone piers with Gothic blind tracery. Named after Samuel Tertius Galton, one of the BCN committee.

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