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North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (South), Kidsgrove

Description: North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (South)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 273333

OS Grid Reference: SJ8404753528
OS Grid Coordinates: 384047, 353528
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0787, -2.2396

Location: Boathorse Road, Kidsgrove, Staffordshire ST7 1AL

Locality: Kidsgrove
Local Authority: Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST7 1AL

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Listing Text

SJ 85 SW (west side)

5/49 North portal of
Harecastle Railway
Tunnel (south)


Rail tunnel portal. 1848 for the North Staffordshire Railway. Engineer-
ing brick (English Bond). Semi-elliptical arch with rusticated surround
of hammer dressed ashler, framed by wide pilaster buttresses and a low
brick parapet. B.o.E. p. 163; Rex Christiansen, A Regional History of
the Railways of Great Britain, Vol 7 The West Midlands.

Listing NGR: SJ8404753528

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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