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
Copyright IoE Mr Neil Haddy. Source Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Haddy, Neil
Rights Holder: Haddy, Neil
Ashlar, Stone, Georgian Railway Tunnel Portal, Victorian Transport, Tunnel Portal