Building record MDR16448 - Milford Tunnel South Portal, Snape Wood, Milford

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A Grade II Listed 1840 stone railway tunnel portal. Part of North Midland Railway surveyed by George Stephenson. There is some evidence that the tunnel portals were designed by Francis Thompson. The portal has concentric stone semi-circular arches in a decreasing series as at the northern entrance [see SMR 28836]. This was the longest railway tunnel in the country when it was built. See list description for further details. (1)

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  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No.1349067.

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Grid reference Centred SK 3446 4468 (29m by 14m)
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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