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© 2016 Lichfield & Hatherton Canals Restoration Trust

This original 1790's traditional canal brick overbridge carries the old Watery Lane (now a public Bridle Path) over the canal.

This is the only  bridge dating from the original construction of the W & E Canal in the late 1790's.


13.47 Km.

8.37 Mls.

Distance from Catshill

Distance from Huddlesford

0.43 Km.

0.27 Mls.

Bridge 1 - Watery Lane Bridge

Relative Position

Restoration phase


Photo: Watery Lane Bridge

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Trail Map 8

Photo: Lichfield Canal in 1958 near Watery Lane

Watery Lane Bridge, and the view from it in 2016.

Photos by Paul Marshall