Description: North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)
Date Listed: 22 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 273330
OS Grid Reference: SJ8396953801
OS Grid Coordinates: 383969, 353801
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0812, -2.2408
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KIDSGROVE C.P. BOATHOUSE LANE (east
SJ 85 SW side)
5/46 North portal of
- Harecastle Railway
Railway tunnel portal. 1848 for the North Staffordshire Railway with
later alterations. Engineering brick (English bond). Semi-elliptical
arch with rusticated surround of hammer dressed ashlar, framed by wide
pilaster buttresses and an ashlar blocking course. B.o.E. p. 163; Rex
Christiansen, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Vol.
7 The West Midlands (1973) p.192.
Listing NGR: SJ8396953801
Source: English Heritage
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