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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1059025
English Heritage Legacy ID: 457994
Location: Nottingham, NG1
County: City of Nottingham
Unitary Authority Ward: Radford and Park
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
SK5639NE PARK TUNNEL
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
(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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