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Architectural Heritage
Black and white photograph of Boatman's Rest
© Courtesy of Walsall Local History Centre.
Mine's a pint of coffee!

"The friend walked alongside the eight locks, through inches of mud and felt there ought to be a "rest" for boatmen at the top lock at Walsall"

Walsall Advertiser, 9th March 1901

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