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Air Shaft Cap to Former Railway Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitehaven, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.5506 / 54°33'2"N

Longitude: -3.5839 / 3°35'2"W

OS Eastings: 297649

OS Northings: 518412

OS Grid: NX976184

Mapcode National: GBR 3HDT.WJ

Mapcode Global: WH5Z1.XWKB

Plus Code: 9C6RHC28+6C

Entry Name: Air Shaft Cap to Former Railway Tunnel

Listing Date: 24 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429194

Location: Whitehaven, Copeland, Cumbria, CA28

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Whitehaven

Built-Up Area: Whitehaven

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Whitehaven St James

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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The following buildings shall be added

NX 9718 SE
Air Shaft Cap to
former Railway
Air shaft cap to ventilate the Whitehaven & Furness junction railway. Opened
1852 and running beneath the grounds of Whitehaven Castle and part of the town.
Red brick with stone parapet.

Listing NGR: NX9764818412

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