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East Tunnel Beneath Roadway of Outer Circle

A Grade II Listed Building in Regent's Park, Westminster

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Latitude: 51.5364 / 51°32'11"N

Longitude: -0.1533 / 0°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 528174

OS Northings: 183560

OS Grid: TQ281835

Mapcode National: GBR 93.RF

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.9N91

Plus Code: 9C3XGRPW+HM

Entry Name: East Tunnel Beneath Roadway of Outer Circle

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 207748

Location: Regent's Park, Westminster, London, NW1

County: Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: Regent's Park

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Mary Magdalene Munster Sq.

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

5.2.70 East tunnel beneath roadway
of outer circle
- II
Pedestrian tunnel beneath road. c 1829, by Decimus Burton for the Zoological
Society. Brick vaulted with stucco faced entrance on south side. Semi-circular
archway with stucco voussoirs and balustraded parapet between piers; screen
wall and pediment above, probably added by Salvin, the Society's architect in the
1860s. Decimus Burton landscaped the gardens and designed the original zoo buildings
for the Society from 1826 - 41, influenced by the Paris Jardin des Plantes.

Listing NGR: TQ2817483560

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

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