NORTH YORK MOORS RAILWAY PEDESTRIAN SUBWAY APPROXIMATELY 110 METRES LONG

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1148752
Date first listed:
07-Jul-1989
Statutory Address:
NORTH YORK MOORS RAILWAY PEDESTRIAN SUBWAY APPROXIMATELY 110 METRES LONG

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Location

Statutory Address:
NORTH YORK MOORS RAILWAY PEDESTRIAN SUBWAY APPROXIMATELY 110 METRES LONG

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Scarborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Grosmont
National Park:
NORTH YORK MOORS
National Grid Reference:
NZ 82822 05096

Details

GROSMONT NORTH YORK MOORS NZ 80 NW RAILWAY 3/138 Pedestrian Subway approximately one hundred and ten metres long GV II* Tramway tunnel, now pedestrian subway. c.1834. By George Stephenson for the Whitby and Pickering Railway Company. Bordered tooled sandstone. North entrance: battered retaining wall contains single round-arched entrance between tapering cylindrical turrets on tall chamfered bases. Machicolated cornice with castellated parapet runs above arch between turrets which have flat circular caps. Retaining wall to east curves against hillside anti terminates in low cylindrical pier with machicolated flat cap. Wall west of arch dies into hillside. South entrance: repeats north entrance without castellated parapet above arch. The subway was originally the horse tramway tunnel on the Whitby to Pickering railway line and became obsolete c.1847 when superseded by a steam tunnel (q.v.) built alongside by the York and North Midland Railway Company.

Listing NGR: NZ8282205096

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
327614
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Date: 06 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/04361/18
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