SP0189 : Grade I listed Galton Bridge, Smethwick

taken 4 years ago, near to Smethwick, Sandwell, Great Britain

Grade I listed Galton Bridge, Smethwick
Grade I listed Galton Bridge, Smethwick
Thomas Telford's 1829 bridge over the Birmingham Canal viewed from Smethwick Galton Bridge railway station. When completed Galton Bridge was the longest single-span bridge over the largest earthworks in the world.
The bridge was named after Samuel Galton, major shareholder.
Grade I and Category A listed buildings and structures

Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional, even international importance. There are over 6,000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is Category A
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Engineer (from Tags)
Thomas Telford 
Architect (from Tags)
Thomas Telford 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0149 8934 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:30.1175N 1:58.7688W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 0146 8938
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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