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North York Moors Railway Pedestrian Subway Approximately 110 Metres Long

A Grade II* Listed Building in Grosmont, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4345 / 54°26'4"N

Longitude: -0.7247 / 0°43'28"W

OS Eastings: 482822

OS Northings: 505096

OS Grid: NZ828050

Mapcode National: GBR RKC5.X3

Mapcode Global: WHF8Y.VS3S

Entry Name: North York Moors Railway Pedestrian Subway Approximately 110 Metres Long

Listing Date: 7 July 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1148752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 327614

Location: Grosmont, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO22

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

Civil Parish: Grosmont

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Grosmont St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

GROSMONT NORTH YORK MOORS
NZ 80 NW
RAILWAY
3/138 Pedestrian Subway
approximately one
hundred and ten
metres long
GV II*
Tramway tunnel, now pedestrian subway. c.1834. By George Stephenson for the Whitby and
Pickering Railway Company. Bordered tooled sandstone. North entrance:
battered retaining wall contains single round-arched entrance between
tapering cylindrical turrets on tall chamfered bases. Machicolated cornice
with castellated parapet runs above arch between turrets which have flat
circular caps. Retaining wall to east curves against hillside anti
terminates in low cylindrical pier with machicolated flat cap. Wall west
of arch dies into hillside. South entrance: repeats north entrance without
castellated parapet above arch. The subway was originally the horse
tramway tunnel on the Whitby to Pickering railway line and became obsolete
c.1847 when superseded by a steam tunnel (q.v.) built alongside by the York
and North Midland Railway Company.


Listing NGR: NZ8282205096

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