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North Entrance to Kilsby Railway Tunnel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Kilsby, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3383 / 52°20'17"N

Longitude: -1.1725 / 1°10'21"W

OS Eastings: 456476

OS Northings: 271459

OS Grid: SP564714

Mapcode National: GBR 8R2.BD0

Mapcode Global: VHCTZ.MHH9

Entry Name: North Entrance to Kilsby Railway Tunnel

Listing Date: 11 March 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 361065

Location: Kilsby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Kilsby

Built-Up Area: Kilsby

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Kilsby St Faith

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/09/2012


SP5671
14/172


KILSBY
LONDON TO BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY
North entrance to Kilsby Railway Tunnel


II*


Tunnel entrance. c.1838. Limestone ashlar. Parabolic arch with moulded stone
surround and machiolated cornice. Walls extending back on either side framing
tunnel entrance, brick with stone coping. Kilsby tunnel, 2,194 metres long, part
of the London to Birmingham railway, was built in 1833-1838 under the
supervision of Robert Stephenson.


Listing NGR: SP5647671459

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