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Tunnel ventilation shaft to north of 9, Holmwood Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.6516 / 52°39'5"N

Longitude: -1.1824 / 1°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 455404

OS Northings: 306300

OS Grid: SK554063

Mapcode National: GBR F4C.0B

Mapcode Global: WHDJ9.TM32

Plus Code: 9C4WMR29+J2

Entry Name: Tunnel ventilation shaft to north of 9, Holmwood Drive

Listing Date: 13 November 1996

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267862

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462511

Location: Leicester, LE3

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Beaumont Leys

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 18/07/2018

SK 50 NE

HOLMWOOD DRIVE (west side)
Tunnel ventilation shaft to north of Number 9

(Formerly listed as Tunnel ventilation shaft to north of number 9, The Woodlands)

Ventilation shaft tunnel for former Swannington to Leicester Railway line. 1830-32. Designed by Robert Stephenson. Burnt blue engineering brick with ashlar coping. Slightly tapering circular shaft about 3 metres high with domed iron grill.

No 9 not included on the list.

Listing NGR: SK5540406300

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

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