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Latitude: 51.5007 / 51°30'2"N
Longitude: -0.0516 / 0°3'5"W
OS Eastings: 535337
OS Northings: 179778
OS Grid: TQ353797
Mapcode National: GBR JB.3NN
Mapcode Global: VHGR1.2J2W
Entry Name: Surrey Portal of the Rotherhithe Tunnel
Listing Date: 1 July 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385849
English Heritage Legacy ID: 471268
Location: Southwark, London, SE16
Electoral Ward/Division: Rotherhithe
Built-Up Area: Southwark
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Rotherhithe St Mary with All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
TQ3579 ROTHERHITHE TUNNEL APPROACH
636-1/6/666 Surrey Portal of the Rotherhithe
Entrance to tunnel. 1904-08. By Thomas Blashill, architect;
Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, engineer, following system
established with the Blackwall Tunnel. Semicircular arch with
roll mould, with spandrels and parapet faced in polished pink
granite. Bull-nosed string below parapet which is flanked by
slightly battered dies with curved pyramidal cappings.
Inscription on parapet reads "This tunnel, constructed by the
London County Council was opened by HRH The Prince of Wales KC
on the 21st of June 1908. Maurice Fitzmaurice CMG Engineer".
Similar to the portals of the Blackwall Tunnel. For entrance
on Middlesex Shore see Branch Road and Butcher Row, Shadwell
(London Borough of Tower Hamlets).
Listing NGR: TQ3533779778
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