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Western Portal to Beacon Hill Railway Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Calderdale

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7228 / 53°43'21"N

Longitude: -1.8502 / 1°51'0"W

OS Eastings: 409980

OS Northings: 425160

OS Grid: SE099251

Mapcode National: GBR HTJD.77

Mapcode Global: WHC9M.KP5F

Entry Name: Western Portal to Beacon Hill Railway Tunnel

Listing Date: 28 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138787

English Heritage Legacy ID: 447655

Location: Calderdale, HX3

County: Calderdale

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Halifax The Minster Church of St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text


SE 0925 SE
679-/10/10040 Westem Portal to
Beacon Hill Ralilway Tunnel
II
Tunnel portal. Built 1849 for the Lancashire and Yorkshire
Railway Co. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Neo-Norman
style. Central round arched portal with 2 circular piers
supporting a double arch. The inner arch has simplified
dogtooth moulding and the outer arch has simplified beakhead
moulding. This portal is set back, and the outer walls are
battered with large raised quoins at the inner corners, the
outer ends have hexagonal corner turrets with arrow slits. The
whole facade is topped by a plain projecting parapet supported
on small round arches with plain corbels.


Listing NGR: SE0998025160

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