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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 158135

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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