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Kirton Railway Tunnel Entrance

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

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Coordinates

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

SE 90 SW KIRTON IN LINDSEY

5/39 Kirton Railway Tunnel
Entrance
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GV II

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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