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Points of Interest

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Originally the canal line passed under Chesterfield road , through a Canal Basin and wharfs which included the Brewery Maltings  (now converted to residential apartments) before lock 20 (RedLock) and passing under Birmingham Road Bridge.



Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

To the east of Birmingham Road Bridge further basins and wharfs and kilns adjacent to the Duke of Wellington PH. The Cross City Line Railway was constructed later over the canal.

Original Canal Line under Chesterfield/Birmingham Roads

Relative Position

Restoration phase

Photo: Birmingham Road bridge with the Duke of Wellington in the distance

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Point of Interest Nearby

Duke of Wellington Public House

Photo: Canal and Bridge filled in to form car dealer’s forecourt

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By courtesy of the National Library of Scotland

Photo: O.S. Map from 1924