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Two Track Railway Tunnel Portal

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne Valley, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.6034 / 53°36'12"N

Longitude: -1.9423 / 1°56'32"W

OS Eastings: 403915

OS Northings: 411876

OS Grid: SE039118

Mapcode National: GBR GVWS.90

Mapcode Global: WHB91.4PCD

Plus Code: 9C5WJ335+93

Entry Name: Two Track Railway Tunnel Portal

Listing Date: 11 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266801

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420302

ID on this website: 101266801

Location: Kirklees, HD7

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Colne Valley

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Marsden St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 0393 1188 TUNNEL END
Two-track Railway
- Tunnel Portal


1890-94 (1894 datestone). Railway tunnel portal. Constructed by London
and North West Railway Company. Horse shoe shaped arch with red brick
facing with ashlar mouldings. Deeply coursed rock-faced stone with
battered buttress to each side. Rounded ashlar string course at base of
parapet. Ashlar copings. Parapet is scalloped and rises over ashlar
plaque which bears inscription: 1894. Tunnel is 3 miles 64 yards long.

Listing NGR: SE0391511876

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