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South Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)

A Grade II Listed Building in Kidsgrove, Staffordshire

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Latitude: 53.0798 / 53°4'47"N

Longitude: -2.2402 / 2°14'24"W

OS Eastings: 384008

OS Northings: 353643

OS Grid: SJ840536

Mapcode National: GBR 138.Y5Z

Mapcode Global: WHBCD.KVGB

Entry Name: South Portal of Harecastle Railway Tunnel (North)

Listing Date: 22 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1188417

English Heritage Legacy ID: 273332

Location: Kidsgrove, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST7

County: Staffordshire

District: Newcastle-under-Lyme

Civil Parish: Kidsgrove

Built-Up Area: Kidsgrove

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: KidsgroveSt Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 85 SW (west side)

5/48 South portal of
- Harecastle Railway
Tunnel (north)


Railway tunnel portal. 1848 for the North Staffordshire Railway, with
later alterations. Engineering brick (English bond). Semi-elliptical
arch with rusticated surround of hammer dressed ashlar, framed by wide
pilaster buttresses and a low brick parapet. B.o.E. p. 163; Rex Christian-
sen, A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain, Vol 7 The West
Midlands (1973) p. 192.

Listing NGR: SJ8400853643

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