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Newbold Tunnel South Portal

A Grade II Listed Building in Rugby, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3924 / 52°23'32"N

Longitude: -1.2859 / 1°17'9"W

OS Eastings: 448692

OS Northings: 277390

OS Grid: SP486773

Mapcode National: GBR 7NT.ZNK

Mapcode Global: VHCTQ.N4KB

Entry Name: Newbold Tunnel South Portal

Listing Date: 19 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1249971

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432185

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Town: Rugby

Electoral Ward/Division: Newbold and Brownsover

Built-Up Area: Rugby

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Newbold-on-Avon St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

RUGBY OXFORD CANAL
SP 4877
8/10004 Newbold Tunnel South 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 hand-rails 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.
North Portal lies in Harborough Magna civil parish q.v.


Listing NGR: SP4869277389

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

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