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North Portal to Clay Cross Railway Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Clay Cross, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1737 / 53°10'25"N

Longitude: -1.4073 / 1°24'26"W

OS Eastings: 439714

OS Northings: 364233

OS Grid: SK397642

Mapcode National: GBR 6B1.505

Mapcode Global: WHDFP.CH39

Entry Name: North Portal to Clay Cross Railway Tunnel

Listing Date: 5 May 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087810

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79408

Location: Clay Cross, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Clay Cross

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: North Wingfield St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

2/20 (West Side)
5-5-81 North Portal to Clay Cross
Railway Tunnel

Railway tunnel entrance. 1838-40 by George Stephenson. Rock-faced stone and
ashlar. Two tapering octagonal towers with sloping ashlar bases. Moulded
stringcourses to tops of base, and tower. Slit and arrow windows to towers. Above,
castellated embattlements. Between, large elliptical arch with rounded mouldings.
Above, projecting castellated parapets on moulded corbels. Tunnel opened as part of
North Midlands Railway in 1840.

Listing NGR: SK3971464233

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