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Description: East Tunnel Beneath Roadway of Outer Circle
Date Listed: 5 February 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 207748
OS Grid Reference: TQ2817483560
OS Grid Coordinates: 528174, 183560
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5364, -0.1533
TQ 2883 NW CITY OF WESTMINSTER ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS
6/5 REGENT'S PARK NW1
5.2.70 East tunnel beneath roadway
of outer circle
Pedestrian tunnel beneath road. c 1829, by Decimus Burton for the Zoological
Society. Brick vaulted with stucco faced entrance on south side. Semi-circular
archway with stucco voussoirs and balustraded parapet between piers; screen
wall and pediment above, probably added by Salvin, the Society's architect in the
1860s. Decimus Burton landscaped the gardens and designed the original zoo buildings
for the Society from 1826 - 41, influenced by the Paris Jardin des Plantes.
Listing NGR: TQ2817483560
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Source: English Heritage
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