SP1391 : Bridge by Smeaton-Tyburn, Birmingham

taken 6 years ago, near to Tyburn, Birmingham, Great Britain

Bridge by Smeaton-Tyburn, Birmingham
Bridge by Smeaton-Tyburn, Birmingham
The Birmingham and Fazeley Canal was authorised, after some opposition, in 1784 and completed in 1789 - the engineer was John Smeaton. It runs from Birmingham to Fazeley, near Tamworth, with 38 locks en route in its 15 miles. This, Berwood Bridge, over which passes Berwood Lane from the A38 at Tyburn, was the end point of a Sustrans litter sweep held that day.
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SP1391, 45 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Canals 
Place (from Tags)
Birmingham  West Midlands  Tyburn  Berwood Bridge  Berwood Lane 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1311 9116 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.0900N 1:48.4938W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1309 9115
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Canal  Canal Bridge  Birmingham & Fazeley Canal  John Smeaton  18th Century Bridge 

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