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Description: Kirton Railway Tunnel Entrance
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165709
OS Grid Reference: SE9380600065
OS Grid Coordinates: 493806, 400065
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4889, -0.5876
SE 90 SW KIRTON IN LINDSEY
5/39 Kirton Railway Tunnel
Railway tunnel entrance. 1849 for Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire
Railway. Engineer, Sir John Hawkshaw. Red brick with sandstone ashlar
dressings. Gothic Revival style. Retaining wall with square end-turrets
and central tunnel entrance flanked by attached cylindrical towers. Boldly-
moulded horse-shoe-arched tunnel entrance beneath projecting coped parapet
supported on shaped brackets. 4-stage flanking towers have splayed bases
with round arched doorways, moulded bands, arrow slits, round-headed splayed
slits and projecting coped parapets on brackets. End turrets have plinth,
flat-headed splayed slits and similar projecting parapets.
Listing NGR: SE9380600065
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Source: English Heritage
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