WATFORD TUNNEL, SOUTH ENTRANCE TO WEST TUNNEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1101159
Date first listed:
07-Jan-1983
Statutory Address:
WATFORD TUNNEL, SOUTH ENTRANCE TO WEST TUNNEL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATFORD TUNNEL, SOUTH ENTRANCE TO WEST TUNNEL

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Watford (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 09943 98618

Details

1. 5259 Watford Tunnel, south entrance to west tunnel TQ 09 SE 3/12

II

2. 1837 classical stone entrance to original tunnel of London-Birmingham Railway. Robert Stephenson, engineer. Round-headed archway with classical front, channelled rustication, moulded imposts, heavy dentil cornice with plain pediment over. Brick side abutments with dentil cornice carried over. The tunnel is over a mile long and 10 men were killed building it.

J C Bournet Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway 1839

Listing NGR: TQ0994398618

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
158135
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bourne, J C , Drawings of the London and Birmingham Railway, (1839)

Legal

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

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