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Latitude: 52.3935 / 52°23'36"N
Longitude: -1.2879 / 1°17'16"W
OS Eastings: 448551
OS Northings: 277515
OS Grid: SP485775
Mapcode National: GBR 7NT.Z23
Mapcode Global: VHCTQ.M3HG
Entry Name: Oxford Canal, Newbold Tunnel North Portal
Listing Date: 19 November 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1233660
English Heritage Legacy ID: 409218
Location: Harborough Magna, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21
Civil Parish: Harborough Magna
Built-Up Area: Rugby
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Harborough Magna All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
HARBOROUGH MAGNA OXFORD CANAL
SP 47 NE
7/10012 Newbold Tunnel North Portal
Tunnel portal. 1831-34 with slight C20 alterations. Brick and stone.
Single, semi-circular arch with upward curving band and solid parapet.
Spandrels curve outwards and run into wing walls which have trailing
edges. All of brick except copings which are stone. Double towpaths
throughout tunnel with cast-iron handrails with trailing edges for tow
ropes. A rare example of a canal tunnel with these features
constructed during 1830's improvements to the Oxford Canal carried out
with William Cubitt as consultant engineer.
South Portal lies in Rugby civil parish q.v.
Listing NGR: SP4855177515
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