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Archway to Rotherhithe Tunnel Approach

A Grade II Listed Building in Limehouse, London

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Latitude: 51.5114 / 51°30'41"N

Longitude: -0.0396 / 0°2'22"W

OS Eastings: 536138

OS Northings: 180989

OS Grid: TQ361809

Mapcode National: GBR K4.DPC

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.88FP

Entry Name: Archway to Rotherhithe Tunnel Approach

Listing Date: 1 April 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441611

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Limehouse

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Paul Shadwell

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

Archway to Rotherhithe
TQ 3680 24/1 Tunnel Approach

1908. Archway over tunnel approach road identical to that on the Surrey shore,
consisting of 2 massive banded granite piers with plinths and cornice caps,
abutting flanged and bolted semi-circular steel arch, illustrating the arched bracing
of the tunnel itself. Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice Chief Engineer. Architect:
Thomas Blashill. Tunnel opened the Prince of Wales (later George V) in 1908.

Listing NGR: TQ3613880989

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

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