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Oxford Canal, Newbold Tunnel North Portal

A Grade II Listed Building in Harborough Magna, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233660

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409218

Location: Harborough Magna, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

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

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Listing Text

HARBOROUGH MAGNA OXFORD CANAL
SP 47 NE
7/10012 Newbold Tunnel North Portal
GV II
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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