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WESTERN PORTAL TO BEACON HILL RAILWAY 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: WESTERN PORTAL TO BEACON HILL RAILWAY TUNNEL

List entry Number: 1138787

Location

WESTERN PORTAL TO BEACON HILL RAILWAY TUNNEL

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

County:

District: Calderdale

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Sep-1993

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 447655

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 0925 SE 679-/10/10040 Westem Portal to Beacon Hill Ralilway Tunnel II Tunnel portal. Built 1849 for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Co. Rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings. Neo-Norman style. Central round arched portal with 2 circular piers supporting a double arch. The inner arch has simplified dogtooth moulding and the outer arch has simplified beakhead moulding. This portal is set back, and the outer walls are battered with large raised quoins at the inner corners, the outer ends have hexagonal corner turrets with arrow slits. The whole facade is topped by a plain projecting parapet supported on small round arches with plain corbels.

Listing NGR: SE0998025160

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National Grid Reference: SE 09980 25160

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