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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: EAST PORTAL OF FARNLEY SCAR TUNNEL

List entry Number: 1370551

Location

EAST PORTAL OF FARNLEY SCAR TUNNEL

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityCorbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239902

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History

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Details

CORBRIDGE FARNLEY NZ 06 SW NZ 00146318 10/141 East portal of Farnley Scar Tunnel

II

Portal of railway tunnel, opened 1834 for the Newcastle-Carlisle line. Engineer Francis Giles. Squared stone with tooled and margined dressings, brick soffit. Round arch with flat-coped wall above; flanking wing walls have similar coping.

Farnley Scar Tunnel (170 yards long) was one of two tunnels on the Newcastle- Carlisle line, the earliest cross-country railway in the world. The tunnel was bypassed by the adjacent cutting in the later C19, but remains in good condition.

Listing NGR: NZ0013863174

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National Grid Reference: NZ 00138 63174

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