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Brandwood Tunnel West Portal, Stratford on Avon Canal

A Grade II Listed Building in Brandwood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4136 / 52°24'48"N

Longitude: -1.9063 / 1°54'22"W

OS Eastings: 406472

OS Northings: 279509

OS Grid: SP064795

Mapcode National: GBR 3GH.QVS

Mapcode Global: VH9Z8.XL3M

Plus Code: 9C4WC37V+CF

Entry Name: Brandwood Tunnel West Portal, Stratford on Avon Canal

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1290690

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217611

Location: Brandwood and King's Heath, Birmingham, B14

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

SP 07 NE 17/5
5104


SHELFIELD ROAD
Kings Norton B14
Brandwood Tunnel
west portal, Stratford
on Avon Canal


II


Below north side of Shelfield Road (B14). C1793-94 tunnel on the Stratford
on Avon Canal (north section opened 1802). The west portal and lofty retaining
wall ashlar faced with swept out abutments. Voussoir elliptical arch (wide
enough for passage of 2 narrow boats, but no towpath). Above the arch is
a circular plaque containing an eroded bust of Shakespeare flanked by 2
niches.

Listing NGR: SP0647279509

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