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EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL

List entry Number: 1022802

Location

EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Box

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 317064

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 8268 BOX MIDDLEHILL

3/200 East Portal of Middlehill Tunnel

II*

Railway tunnel entrance, 1840 by I.K. Brunel for the Great Western Railway. Ashlar with some later refacing in brick. Ashlar classical archway flanked by curving retaining walls each side, refaced in brick, and terminated at circular piers. Main arch rusticated with heavy moulded console keystone and set back between piers each with recessed panel of massive fasces. Elemental Doric cornice, breaking forward over piers and ashlar parapet with moulded cornice. Identical in design to the West Portal (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST8211768759

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National Grid Reference: ST 82117 68759

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