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North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0812 / 53°4'52"N

Longitude: -2.2408 / 2°14'26"W

OS Eastings: 383969

OS Northings: 353802

OS Grid: SJ839538

Mapcode National: GBR 138.Y09

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.KT68

Entry Name: North Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)

Listing Date: 22 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1038590

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273330

Location: Kidsgrove, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST7

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Kidsgrove

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: KidsgroveSt Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

KIDSGROVE C.P. BOATHOUSE LANE (east
SJ 85 SW side)

5/46 North portal of
- Harecastle Railway
Tunnel (north)

- II

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

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