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Latitude: 51.4173 / 51°25'2"N
Longitude: -2.2611 / 2°15'39"W
OS Eastings: 381940
OS Northings: 168730
OS Grid: ST819687
Mapcode National: GBR 0Q7.54V
Mapcode Global: VH96G.RMJV
Entry Name: West Portal of Middlehill Tunnel
Listing Date: 27 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1022803
English Heritage Legacy ID: 317065
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 86 NW BOX MIDDLEHILL
2/201 West Portal of Middlehill
Railway tunnel entrance, 1840 by I. K. Brunel for the Great Western
Railway. Ashlar with some later repair in brick. Ashlar classical
archway flanked by ashlar curving retaining walls and treminated at
circular south pier and octagonal north pier. 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 East Portal (q.v.).
Listing NGR: ST8194068730
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