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Surrey Portal of the Rotherhithe Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Rotherhithe, London

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471268

Location: Southwark, London, SE16

County: London

District: Southwark

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

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3579 ROTHERHITHE TUNNEL APPROACH
636-1/6/666 Surrey Portal of the Rotherhithe
01/07/83 Tunnel

II

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

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

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