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Latitude: 51.5108 / 51°30'38"N
Longitude: -0.0419 / 0°2'30"W
OS Eastings: 535980
OS Northings: 180910
OS Grid: TQ359809
Mapcode National: GBR K4.D41
Mapcode Global: VHGR1.7966
Entry Name: Shadwell Portal to the Rotherhithe Tunnel
Listing Date: 1 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1242219
English Heritage Legacy ID: 441613
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14
District: Tower Hamlets
Electoral Ward/Division: Shadwell
Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: St Paul Shadwell
Church of England Diocese: London
BUTCHER ROW E1
Shadwell Portal to
TQ 3580 23/1 the Rotherhithe Tunnel
1904-08, the tunnel was engineered by Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, following structural
system established with the Blackwall Tunnel. The architectural design of the
portal similar to those for Blackwall by Thomas Blashill. A semi-circular arch
with roll mould, the spandrels and parapet faced in polished pink granite. Bull
nosed string below parapet which is flanked by slightly battered dies with curved
pyramidal cappings. Stone stairs with granite parapets descend in 2 flights along
the cutting retaining walls giving pedestrian access to the tunnel footpaths.
NB for archway to tunnel approach see Branch Road. The Surrey shore portal, see
Rotherhithe Tunnel Approach, is of identical design.
Listing NGR: TQ3598080910
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