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Galton Bridge

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in Smethwick, West Midlands

Crosses the Birmingham Canal Navigations' cutting. Span 151 feet (46 metres). Now restricted to pedestrian use.

Designed by Thomas Telford. Ironwork produced by Horseley Ironworks. The contractor was Thomas Townshend. Opened 1829.

Named after Samuel Tertius Galton.

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