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A new bridge is required for the canal to pass below Cricket Lane.

Cricket Lane is part of the ancient Roman Road Ryknild or Icknield Street  running roughly south-west to north-east through England.  Locally it passes through Wall, along Knowle Lane, Cricket Lane, Quarry Hills Lane and  Ryknild Street in Lichfield.

The Shoulder of Mutton Public House an ancient inn is located within walking distance of the canal


Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

10.81 Km.

6.72 Mls.

3.09 Km.

1.92 Mls.

Cricket Lane Bridge

On canal line

Relative Position

Restoration phase


Photo: Cricket Lane

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Trail Map 6

Photo: Cricket Lane entrance to Borrowcop Locks Canal Park

Photo: Cricket Lane in early 60’s (?) With bridge in the distance  

Photo: Cricket Lane in (?)