West Portal Of Middlehill Tunnel, Box, Wiltshire, SN13 (Grade II*)

West Portal Of Middlehill Tunnel is a grade two star (II*) listed building in Box, Wiltshire, SN13. It was first listed in 1985.

About West Portal Of Middlehill Tunnel


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Railway tunnel entrance, 1840 by I. K. Brunel for the Great Western Railway. Ashlar with some later repair in brick. Ashlar classical archway flanked by ashlar curving retaining walls and treminated at circular south pier and octagonal north pier. Main arch rusticated with heavy moulded console keystone and set back between piers, each with recessed panel of massive fasces. Elemental Doric cornice breaking forward over piers and ashlar parapet with moulded cornice. Identical in design to the East Portal (q.v.).

Where is West Portal Of Middlehill Tunnel?

West Portal Of Middlehill Tunnel is located on West Portal Of Middlehill Tunnel, in Box, Wiltshire, SN13.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 81940 68730
Easting, Northing381940, 168730.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.417297, -2.261095
Grade listingII* (two star)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022803
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