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Description: Ladywood West Tunnel Portal
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217334
OS Grid Reference: SP0593486846
OS Grid Coordinates: 405934, 286846
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4795, -1.9140
KING EDWARD'S ROAD
City Centre B1
Ladywood West Tunnel
SF 0586 NE 31/3
1846-47, Robert Stephenson, monumental semi-circular tunnel portal with concave
reveals, ashlar voussoirs and keystone stepped to head. Set in broad frame
with rusticated quoins against engineering brickwork surmounted by block bracketed
cornice with pediment blocking course. The whole projects from engineering
brick retaining wall swept out to down-curving quadrant abutments. The tunnel
gives access to New street and was built as part of the Stour Valley Railway's
line to Wolverhampton.
Listing NGR: SP0593486846
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Source: English Heritage
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