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West Portal to Bridgehouses Railway Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Burngreave, Sheffield

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3896 / 53°23'22"N

Longitude: -1.4637 / 1°27'49"W

OS Eastings: 435763

OS Northings: 388216

OS Grid: SK357882

Mapcode National: GBR 9JG.QQ

Mapcode Global: WHDDP.H269

Entry Name: West Portal to Bridgehouses Railway Tunnel

Listing Date: 10 December 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246981

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456096

Location: Sheffield, S3

County: Sheffield

Electoral Ward/Division: Burngreave

Built-Up Area: Sheffield

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Pitsmoor Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text


SHEFFIELD

SK3588SE BRUNSWICK ROAD
784-1/16/121 (North side (off))
10/12/81 West Portal to Bridgehouses Railway
Tunnel

II

Tunnel portal. 1847. By Frederick Swanwick. For the Midland
Railway Co. Ashlar and coursed squared stone. Semicircular
archway with double roll moulding, flanked by slightly
projecting rusticated pylons, topped with a roll moulded
cornice and blocking. To right, a short curved retaining wall
with slab coping and square end pier with roll moulded cornice
and flat cap.
An early example of monumental railway architecture.


Listing NGR: SK3576388216

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

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