EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1022802

Date first listed: 24-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL

Map

Ordnance survey map of EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL
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Location

Statutory Address: EAST PORTAL OF MIDDLEHILL TUNNEL

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Box

National Grid Reference: ST 82117 68759

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 317064

Legacy System: LBS

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