CLAYTON TUNNEL NORTH PORTAL TUNNEL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1025594
Date first listed:
11-May-1983
Statutory Address:
CLAYTON TUNNEL, CLAYTON HILL
Statutory Address:
NORTH PORTAL, CLAYTON HILL
Statutory Address:
TUNNEL COTTAGE, CLAYTON HILL

Map

Ordnance survey map of CLAYTON TUNNEL
NORTH PORTAL
TUNNEL COTTAGE
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Location

Statutory Address:
CLAYTON TUNNEL, CLAYTON HILL
Statutory Address:
NORTH PORTAL, CLAYTON HILL
Statutory Address:
TUNNEL COTTAGE, CLAYTON HILL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
West Sussex
District:
Mid Sussex (District Authority)
Parish:
Pyecombe
National Park:
SOUTH DOWNS
National Grid Reference:
TQ 29839 14068

Details

PYECOMBE CLAYTON HILL 1. 5405 Clayton Clayton Tunnel. North Portal with Tunnel Cottage TQ 21 SE 22/39 II

2. This cottage is part of the original layout of the London-Brighton Railway and dates from 1841. It is built over the north end of Clayton Tunnel. The pointed arch of the Tunnel is flanked by octagonal turrets with imitation machicolation, castellated parapet and loop lights. Between these and over the arch is the cottage of 1 storey and 2 windows set back behind a parapet. Once white brick. Hipped slate roof. Beyond the turrets on each side is a flanking wall ending in a lower octagonal turret. Sir John Rennie was the chief engineer of the London-Brighton railway line.

Listing NGR: TQ2980613940

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
302732
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/02382/17
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