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Shrewley Tunnel South Portal on Grand Union Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewley, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3013 / 52°18'4"N

Longitude: -1.6855 / 1°41'7"W

OS Eastings: 421539

OS Northings: 267062

OS Grid: SP215670

Mapcode National: GBR 5LT.LPH

Mapcode Global: VHBXF.QFS6

Entry Name: Shrewley Tunnel South Portal on Grand Union Canal

Listing Date: 19 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436127

Location: Shrewley, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Warwick

Civil Parish: Shrewley

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Hatton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


9/10003 Shrewley Tunnel south portal


Tunnel portal. Late C18 with later alterations. Probably designed by
Wm Felkin and Philip Henry Witton for Warwick and Birmingham Canal Co.
Brick and stone. Single semi-circular arch with brick band and outer
stone band with keystone and stone imposts. Above, a stone band
followed by a parapet with a line of Staffordshire blue bricks crowned
by a solid iron kerb. To left, a trailing edge wing wall of
alternating bands of brick and stone, consolidating embankment taking
towpath upwards to form horse-path which crosses fields to join
towpath tunnel attached to Shrewley Tunnel north portal q.v.

Listing NGR: SP2153967062

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

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