Aldersley Junction Bridge and Lock on the Birmingham Canal Main Line

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Grade II Listed Buiding Lock and bridge. 1785; restored 1980s. James Brindley with R.Whitworth and S.Simcock, engineers. Brick with stone coping. Bridge has brick elliptical arch with stone key and straight parapets; ramp to north side; approx 3.5m wide. Lock to east has double lower and single upper gates. One of of flight of 21 locks on the Birmingham Canal, Wolverhampton level. Lock No.21 was added approximately 15 years after the main flight (c1785). The original Lock No.20 was found to be too deep. Lock No.20 was therefore altered in 1785 and Lock 21 added

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  • Uploaded on November 7, 2011
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    by pedrocut
    • Camera: Canon DIGITAL IXUS 900Ti
    • Taken on 2011/10/11 10:48:27
    • Exposure: 0.017s (1/60)
    • Focal Length: 7.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash