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Latitude: 51.8261 / 51°49'33"N
Longitude: -0.191 / 0°11'27"W
OS Eastings: 524762
OS Northings: 215708
OS Grid: TL247157
Mapcode National: GBR J8W.DJX
Mapcode Global: VHGPD.MCWG
Plus Code: 9C3XRRG5+CH
Entry Name: South Portal of Welwyn Tunnel 300 Metres North of Welwyn North Station
Listing Date: 4 October 2000
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385392
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485854
Location: Welwyn, Welwyn Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL6
District: Welwyn Hatfield
Civil Parish: Welwyn
Built-Up Area: Welwyn Garden City
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Digswell
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
Tagged with: Architectural structure
TL 21 NW HARMER GREEN LANE
77/2/10050 (West side)
04-OCT-00 South Portal of Welwyn Tunnel, 300 met
res north of Welwyn North Station
Railway Tunnel Portal. 1849-50, for the Great Northern Railway, engineered by William and Joseph Cubitt and built by Thomas Brassey. Sandstone ashlar.
Semi-circular arch with dressed keyed surround. Cornice and parapet. Flanking towers which rise clear of the centre but are capped in a similar fashion.
This portal has strong group value with the adjacent Welwyn North Station (qv).
History: This line was opened by the GNR in 1850 and was engineered by William and Joseph Cubitt and built by Thomas Brassey.
References: O.S.Nock, The Great Northern Railway, Ian Allan, 1974. C.Awdry, Encyclopaedia of British Railway Companies, Patrick Stephens Limited, 1990, p 134.
Listing NGR: TL2476215708
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