Listed Building record MDR16448 - Milford Tunnel South Portal, part of North Midland Railway, Snape Wood, Belper

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Milford Tunnel South Portal, part of North Midland Railway, Snape Wood, Belper, built in 1840. From the National Heritage List for England: 'DERBY ROAD l. 5167 Milford Stone arch to southern entrance of Milford Railway Tunnel SK 3444 6/203 II 2. 1840. Part of North Midland Railway surveyed by George Stephenson. Some evidence tunnel portals designed by Francis Thompson. Concentric stone semi-circular arches in decreasing series as northern entrance (qv). This was the longest railway tunnel in the country when it was built. Listing NGR: SK3447744683.' (1)

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  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1349067?section=official-list-entry.

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Grid reference SK 34477 44683 (point)
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Aug 21 2022 4:08PM

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