History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

South Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 53.0798 / 53°4'47"N

Longitude: -2.2402 / 2°14'24"W

OS Eastings: 384008

OS Northings: 353643

OS Grid: SJ840536

Mapcode National: GBR 138.Y5Z

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.KVGB

Entry Name: South Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)

Listing Date: 22 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273332

Location: Kidsgrove, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST7

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Kidsgrove

Built-Up Area: Kidsgrove

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: KidsgroveSt Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

Find accommodation in

Listing Text

SJ 85 SW (west side)

5/48 South portal of
- Harecastle Railway
Tunnel (north)


Railway tunnel portal. 1848 for the North Staffordshire Railway, with
later alterations. Engineering brick (English bond). Semi-elliptical
arch with rusticated surround of hammer dressed ashlar, framed by wide
pilaster buttresses and a low brick parapet. B.o.E. p. 163; Rex Christian-
sen, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Vol 7 The West
Midlands (1973) p. 192.

Listing NGR: SJ8400853643

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.