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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1101159
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158135
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17
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
5259 Watford Tunnel,
south entrance to
TQ 09 SE 3/12
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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