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Watford Tunnel, South Entrance to West Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Watford, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6756 / 51°40'32"N

Longitude: -0.4114 / 0°24'40"W

OS Eastings: 509943

OS Northings: 198618

OS Grid: TQ099986

Mapcode National: GBR 3D.2YW

Mapcode Global: VHFSL.T4DT

Entry Name: Watford Tunnel, South Entrance to West Tunnel

Listing Date: 7 January 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101159

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158135

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17

County: Hertfordshire

District: Watford

Town: Watford

Electoral Ward/Division: Nascot

Built-Up Area: Watford

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Watford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

1.
5259 Watford Tunnel,
south entrance to
west tunnel
TQ 09 SE 3/12

II

2.
1837 classical stone entrance to original tunnel of London-Birmingham Railway.
Robert Stephenson, engineer. Round-headed archway with classical front, channelled
rustication, moulded imposts, heavy dentil cornice with plain pediment over. Brick
side abutments with dentil cornice carried over. The tunnel is over a mile long and
10 men were killed building it.

J C Bournet Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway 1839


Listing NGR: TQ0994398618

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