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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087810
English Heritage Legacy ID: 79408
Location: Clay Cross, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45
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
SK 36 SE TOWN OF CLAY CROSS BRASSINGTON STREET
2/20 (West Side)
5-5-81 North Portal to Clay Cross
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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