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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: LADYWOOD WEST TUNNEL PORTAL

List entry Number: 1076318

Location

LADYWOOD WEST TUNNEL PORTAL, KING EDWARD'S ROAD B1

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

County District District Type Parish
BirminghamMetropolitan Authority

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Jul-1982

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 217334

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

KING EDWARD'S ROAD 1. 5104 City Centre B1 Ladywood West Tunnel Portal SF 0586 NE 31/3 II 2. 1846-47, Robert Stephenson, monumental semi-circular tunnel portal with concave reveals, ashlar voussoirs and keystone stepped to head. Set in broad frame with rusticated quoins against engineering brickwork surmounted by block bracketed cornice with pediment blocking course. The whole projects from engineering brick retaining wall swept out to down-curving quadrant abutments. The tunnel gives access to New street and was built as part of the Stour Valley Railway's line to Wolverhampton.



Listing NGR: SP0593486846

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National Grid Reference: SP 05934 86846

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