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place:- air shaft, Whitehaven (4)
parish Whitehaven borough, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NX97781777
10Km square:- NX91
References Listed Buildings 2010

1Km square NX9717

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
AIR SHAFT CAP TO FORMER RAILWAY TUNNEL AT NGR / / CASTLE PARK / WHITEHAVEN / COPELAND / CUMBRIA / II / 429198 / NX9778617776
courtesy of English Heritage
Air shaft cap to ventilate the Whitehaven & Furness Junction Railway, opened 1852 and running beneath the grounds of Whitehaven Castle. Red brick in English bond with stone coping. Circular in plan. This shaft was the only one visible from the Lowther's Mansion (Whitehaven Castle); consequently it received iron railings (set on a stone plinth) to surround it, the uprights and main verticals with crocketed heads.
district:- Copeland
listed building
coordinates:- NX97781777
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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