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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1076405
English Heritage Legacy ID: 361065
Location: Kilsby, Daventry, Northamptonshire, CV23
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 05/09/2012
LONDON TO BIRMINGHAM RAILWAY
North entrance to Kilsby Railway Tunnel
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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