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South Entrance Arch to Prestbury Railway Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestbury, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.2943 / 53°17'39"N

Longitude: -2.145 / 2°8'42"W

OS Eastings: 390428

OS Northings: 377489

OS Grid: SJ904774

Mapcode National: GBR FZGB.DT

Mapcode Global: WHBBH.0GTD

Entry Name: South Entrance Arch to Prestbury Railway Tunnel

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222039

English Heritage Legacy ID: 413849

Location: Prestbury, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Macclesfield

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


6/226 South Entrance Arch to
Prestbury Railway Tunnel


Railway Tunnel entrance arch: 1845 by G.W.Buck for the Manchester and
Birmingham Railway. Ashlar buff sandstone. The centre of facade
projects forward from the rubble revetment walls and has raking
rusticated quoins. It contains a horseshoe shaped arch which has a
cyma moulded rusticated surround and supports a modillion cornice and
a solid parapet.
The northern arch is simpler and in brick but the keystone has the
date, and the company's initials.

Listing NGR: SJ9042877489

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

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