SHREWLEY TUNNEL SOUTH PORTAL ON GRAND UNION CANAL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253006
Date first listed:
19-Nov-1992
Statutory Address:
SHREWLEY TUNNEL SOUTH PORTAL ON GRAND UNION CANAL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SHREWLEY TUNNEL SOUTH PORTAL ON GRAND UNION CANAL

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
Warwick (District Authority)
Parish:
Shrewley
National Grid Reference:
SP 21539 67062

Details

SP 26 NW SHREWLEY GRAND UNION CANAL

9/10003 Shrewley Tunnel south portal

GV II

Tunnel portal. Late C18 with later alterations. Probably designed by Wm Felkin and Philip Henry Witton for Warwick and Birmingham Canal Co. Brick and stone. Single semi-circular arch with brick band and outer stone band with keystone and stone imposts. Above, a stone band followed by a parapet with a line of Staffordshire blue bricks crowned by a solid iron kerb. To left, a trailing edge wing wall of alternating bands of brick and stone, consolidating embankment taking towpath upwards to form horse-path which crosses fields to join towpath tunnel attached to Shrewley Tunnel north portal q.v.



Listing NGR: SP2153967062

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436127
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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