North Portal To Clay Cross Railway Tunnel

Date:
22 Aug 1999
Location:
North Portal To Clay Cross Railway Tunnel, Brassington Street, Clay Cross, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire
Reference:
IOE01/00168/01
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.

SK 36 SE TOWN OF CLAY CROSS BRASSINGTON STREET 2/20 (West Side) 5-5-81 North Portal to Clay Cross Railway Tunnel II

Railway tunnel entrance. 1838-40 by George Stephenson. Rock-faced stone and ashlar. Two tapering octagonal towers with sloping ashlar bases. Moulded stringcourses to tops of base, and tower. Slit and arrow windows to towers. Above, castellated embattlements. Between, large elliptical arch with rounded mouldings.

Above, projecting castellated parapets on moulded corbels. Tunnel opened as part of North Midlands Railway in 1840.

Listing NGR: SK3971364232

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Haddy_Neil IOE Records for Haddy, Neil; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Neil Haddy. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Haddy, Neil

Rights Holder: Haddy, Neil

Keywords

Ashlar, Stone, Georgian Railway Tunnel Portal, Victorian Transport, Tunnel Portal