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Tunnel Ventilation Shaft Approximately 20 Metres South of Number 11, Glenfields

Description: Tunnel Ventilation Shaft Approximately 20 Metres South of Number 11

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 188949

OS Grid Reference: SK5525906330
OS Grid Coordinates: 455259, 306330
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6519, -1.1846

Locality: Glenfields
Local Authority: Blaby District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE3 8PU

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Listing Text

SK 50 NE
2/28 Tunnel ventilation shaft
approx 20 metres south of
No 11


Ventilation shaft of tunnel for former Swannington to Leicester railway line.
1830-32. Tunnel by Robert Stephenson. Burnt blue and red header brick with
stone coping, completely concealed by creepers. Tapering circular shaft about
2-3 metres high. No 11 is not included.

Listing NGR: SK5525906330

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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