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Latitude: 51.4176 / 51°25'3"N
Longitude: -2.2585 / 2°15'30"W
OS Eastings: 382117
OS Northings: 168759
OS Grid: ST821687
Mapcode National: GBR 0Q7.5SH
Mapcode Global: VH96G.SMVN
Entry Name: East Portal of Middlehill Tunnel
Listing Date: 24 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022802
English Heritage Legacy ID: 317064
Location: Box, Wiltshire, SN13
Civil Parish: Box
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Box
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
ST 8268 BOX MIDDLEHILL
3/200 East Portal of Middlehill Tunnel
Railway tunnel entrance, 1840 by I.K. Brunel for the Great Western
Railway. Ashlar with some later refacing in brick. Ashlar
classical archway flanked by curving retaining walls each side,
refaced in brick, and terminated at circular piers. Main arch
rusticated with heavy moulded console keystone and set back between
piers each with recessed panel of massive fasces. Elemental Doric
cornice, breaking forward over piers and ashlar parapet with
moulded cornice. Identical in design to the West Portal (q.v.).
Listing NGR: ST8211768759
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