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Points of Interest

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The first of the cottages that line the Lichfield Canal was built in 1810 by Lock No1.  These properties were given BCN numbers when the BCN acquired the W&E Canal Company in 1840 and upgraded the full length of the canal.


Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

Site of canal side Cottage BCN 264

On canal line

Relative Position

Restoration phase

Photo:  The Lichfield Canal near to Darnford Lane in 1958 showing a typical canalside cottage. For illustration only - this is probably not BCN 264.

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Photo: Lichfield Canal in Whitsun 1958  (Arthur Watts Collection)