Charmouth Tunnel / Charmouth Tunnel Entrance

Date:
16 Sep 2000
Location:
Charmouth Tunnel, Axminster Road, Wootton Fitzpaine, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6 6BY
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Charmouth Tunnel Entrance, Axminster Road, Wootton Fitzpaine, West Dorset, Dorset, DT6 6BY
Reference:
IOE01/02366/25
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SY 39 SW WOOTTON FITZPAINE AXMINSTER ROAD

5/200 Charmouth Tunnel Entrances

- II

Two entrances to road tunnel on A35, c one mile north west of Charmouth.

1832. Stone, with rusticated stone jambs and dressed stone voussoirs with projecting keystones to elliptical arches. Coursed rubble walling above each arch with a string-course and parapet with flat coping stones.

Parapets return down to road leval as cutting revetment, and terminate in short square piers, coped. Dimensions: length 220 ft 6 in.; span 19 ft 7 in; road to head of arch, 19 ft. "A J Wallis, Dorset Bridges, (1974)" p 53.

Listing NGR: SY3491294851

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1318 IOE Records taken by John Marriage; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© John Marriage. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Marriage, John

Rights Holder: Marriage, John

Keywords

Brick, Rubble, Stone, Georgian Road Tunnel, Victorian Transport, Road Transport Site, Transport Tunnel

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