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Brandwood Tunnel West Portal, Stratford on Avon Canal, Birmingham

Description: Brandwood Tunnel West Portal, Stratford on Avon Canal

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 July 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 217611

OS Grid Reference: SP0647279509
OS Grid Coordinates: 406472, 279509
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4135, -1.9063

Location: Shelfield Road, Birmingham B38 8SD

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B38 8SD

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Listing Text

5104 Kings Norton B14
Brandwood Tunnel
west portal, Stratford
on Avon Canal
SP 07 NE 17/5
Below north side of Shelfield Road (B14). C1795-94 tunnel on the Stratford
on Abon Canal (north section opened 1802). The west portal and lofty retaining
wall ashlar faced with swept out abutments. Voussoir elliptical arch (wide
enough for passage of 2 narrow boats, but no towpath). Above the arch is
a circular plaque containing an eroded bust of Shakespeare flanked by 2

Listing NGR: SP0647279509

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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