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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1249971
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432185
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21
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
RUGBY OXFORD CANAL
8/10004 Newbold Tunnel South 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 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
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