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Park Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9541 / 52°57'14"N

Longitude: -1.16 / 1°9'35"W

OS Eastings: 456533

OS Northings: 339963

OS Grid: SK565399

Mapcode National: GBR LLP.Y5

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.40XN

Entry Name: Park Tunnel

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457994

Location: Nottingham, NG1

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


646-1/19/483 Park Tunnel


Tunnel carriage drive, now a footway, connecting the Park
Estate with Derby Road. Begun 1844, and completed 1855 by TC
Hine of Nottingham for the fifth Duke of Newcastle.
Round-arched, unlined rock-cut tunnel, approx. 125m long. The
Derby Road entrance is covered by late C20 buildings.
In the centre, a large light shaft with rounded ends, approx
25m x 10m, with rock-faced stone lining and parapet walls,
with chamfered ashlar coping. At the north end, a stone winder
stair with stone piers and renewed iron handrails, leading to
a gateway on Upper College Street.
This building is an important feature of the Park Estate
development, largely directed by TC Hine as surveyor to the
Newcastle Estates.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 246; Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Thomas Chambers
Hine ; an architect of Victorian Nottingham: Nottingham: 14 &

Listing NGR: SK5653339963

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