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East Portal of Brandwood Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Brandwood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4127 / 52°24'45"N

Longitude: -1.9017 / 1°54'6"W

OS Eastings: 406779

OS Northings: 279411

OS Grid: SP067794

Mapcode National: GBR 3GJ.L1W

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.ZMH9

Plus Code: 9C4WC37X+38

Entry Name: East Portal of Brandwood Tunnel

Listing Date: 19 November 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1276271

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409969

Location: Druids Heath and Monyhull, Birmingham, B30

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Brandwood

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Brandwood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Description

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BIRMINGHAM Brandwood Tunnel
SP 07 NE
17/10014 East Portal
GV II

Tunnel portal. 1793-96 with later repairs. Probably by Josiah Clowes
engineer. Brick and stone. Symmetrical elevation given classical
treatment. Curved brick retaining wall and wings, with brick band and
copings. Single elliptical arch with stone keystone. Above, a large
square stone tablet with console brackets and central, moulded
rectangular shield with chamfered corners, flanked by pilasters. To
left and right of tablet, single round-arched blind windows with stone
keystones and lintels. These are flanked by single, plain brick
pilasters, followed by single flat-arched blind windows with stone
keystones and lintels.

Listing NGR: SP0677979411

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