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Ladywood West Tunnel Portal

A Grade II Listed Building in Ladywood, Birmingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4795 / 52°28'46"N

Longitude: -1.9142 / 1°54'51"W

OS Eastings: 405924

OS Northings: 286847

OS Grid: SP059868

Mapcode National: GBR 5X9.71

Mapcode Global: VH9YW.RYX2

Entry Name: Ladywood West Tunnel Portal

Listing Date: 8 July 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 217334

Location: Birmingham, B1

County: Birmingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Ladywood

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Birmingham

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Ladywood

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text

1.
5104
SP 0586 NE
31/3

KING EDWARD'S ROAD
City Centre B1
Ladywood West Tunnel
Portal

II

2.
1846-47, Robert Stephenson, monumental semi-circular tunnel portal with concave
reveals, ashlar voussoirs and keystone stepped to head. Set in broad frame
with rusticated quoins against engineering brickwork surmounted by block bracketed
cornice with pediment blocking course. The whole projects from engineering
brick retaining wall swept out to down-curving quadrant abutments. The tunnel
gives access to New street and was built as part of the Stour Valley Railway's
line to Wolverhampton.

Listing NGR: SP0592486847

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