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Entrances to Railway Tunnels

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitewell, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.6914 / 53°41'28"N

Longitude: -2.2486 / 2°14'55"W

OS Eastings: 383678

OS Northings: 421686

OS Grid: SD836216

Mapcode National: GBR DTQR.ZH

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.FGGZ

Plus Code: 9C5VMQR2+GG

Entry Name: Entrances to Railway Tunnels

Listing Date: 30 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185627

Location: Whitewell, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Whitewell

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Edgeside St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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6/50 Entrances to railway tunnels
- II

Coupled entrances to 2 tunnels on East Lancashire Railway between
Rawtenstall and Bacup, 1851 and 1878-81; engineer in 1851, J.S. Perring.
Rock-faced gritstone retaining wall with dressed band and parapet, a
rectangular pier at each end and one in the centre, and between these
2 parabolic arches with rusticated voussoirs. History: second
tunnel added for doubling of track 1878-81.

Listing NGR: SD8367821686

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