East Portal Of Brandwood Tunnel

Date:
22 Jul 2001
Location:
East Portal Of Brandwood Tunnel, Birmingham, West Midlands
Reference:
IOE01/00017/03
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

The following building shall be added to the list;

BIRMINGHAM Brandwood Tunnel SP 07 NE 17/10014 East Portal GV II

Tunnel portal. 1793-96 with later repairs. Probably by Josiah Clowes engineer. Brick and stone. Symmetrical elevation given classical treatment. Curved brick retaining wall and wings, with brick band and copings. Single elliptical arch with stone keystone. Above, a large square stone tablet with console brackets and central, moulded rectangular shield with chamfered corners, flanked by pilasters. To left and right of tablet, single round-arched blind windows with stone keystones and lintels. These are flanked by single, plain brick pilasters, followed by single flat-arched blind windows with stone keystones and lintels.



Listing NGR: SP0677979411

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Dowling_Geoff IOE Records for Dowling, Geoff; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Geoff Dowling. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Dowling, Geoff

Rights Holder: Dowling, Geoff

Keywords

Brick, Stone, Georgian Tunnel Portal, Transport