CURDWORTH TUNNEL ON BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY CANAL, APPROXIMATELY 120 METRES NORTH EAST OF CURDWORTH BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259858
Date first listed:
14-Dec-1995
Statutory Address:
CURDWORTH TUNNEL ON BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY CANAL, APPROXIMATELY 120 METRES NORTH EAST OF CURDWORTH BRIDGE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CURDWORTH TUNNEL ON BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY CANAL, APPROXIMATELY 120 METRES NORTH EAST OF CURDWORTH BRIDGE

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

County:
Warwickshire
District:
North Warwickshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Curdworth
National Grid Reference:
SP 17809 93185

Details

CURDWORTH SP17799317 BIRMINGHAM & FAZELEY CANAL 1751-0/04/10003 Curdworth Tunnel on Binningham & Fazeley Canal, approx. 120m NE of Curdworth Bridge

II

Tunnel and tunnel portals on the Bim1mgham and Fazeley Canal. Late C.18. Probably Smeaton (engineer) .Red brick facing on natural stone. Semi circular arch with plain low parapet and retaining wall. Some patches of engineering brick repairs. Tunnel incorporates towpath with ridged brick "horse treads" to reduce slipping and wrought iron safety rail. A relatively early example of canal tunnel engineering. Engineered by Smeaton, the Binningham and Fazeley Canal was completed by 1794.



Listing NGR: SP1780993185

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
443797
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 May 2002
Reference: IOE01/06389/23
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