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Description of Pensnett Canal: Also called Lord Ward's Branch (another Lord Ward's branch runs from the north end of Dudley Tunnel to the B.N.C. main line) . Was a 1.25 mile level canal from Park Head basin on the Dudley Canal to Lord Dudley's Round Oak iron works.
History of Pensnett Canal: Built from 1839 to 1840, closed in 1950.
For more details see the History page.
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