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Kirton Railway Tunnel Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.4889 / 53°29'20"N

Longitude: -0.5876 / 0°35'15"W

OS Eastings: 493806

OS Northings: 400065

OS Grid: SE938000

Mapcode National: GBR SXB3.K1

Mapcode Global: WHGGS.YKBN

Entry Name: Kirton Railway Tunnel Entrance

Listing Date: 7 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165709

Location: Kirton in Lindsey, North Lincolnshire, DN21

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Kirton in Lindsey

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Kirton-in-Lindsey St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text


5/39 Kirton Railway Tunnel


Railway tunnel entrance. 1849 for Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire
Railway. Engineer, Sir John Hawkshaw. Red brick with sandstone ashlar
dressings. Gothic Revival style. Retaining wall with square end-turrets
and central tunnel entrance flanked by attached cylindrical towers. Boldly-
moulded horse-shoe-arched tunnel entrance beneath projecting coped parapet
supported on shaped brackets. 4-stage flanking towers have splayed bases
with round arched doorways, moulded bands, arrow slits, round-headed splayed
slits and projecting coped parapets on brackets. End turrets have plinth,
flat-headed splayed slits and similar projecting parapets.

Listing NGR: SE9380600065

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