HORN HILL TUNNEL SOUTH ENTRANCE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1118760

Date first listed: 12-Jun-1953

Statutory Address: HORN HILL TUNNEL SOUTH ENTRANCE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: HORN HILL TUNNEL SOUTH ENTRANCE

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Beaminster

National Grid Reference: ST 46777 03139

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BEAMINSTER ST 40 SE 12.6.53 4/9 Horn Hill Tunnel South Entrance - II

Tunnel Entrance. Dated 1832. Tablet with inscription over entrance: "The public are permanently indebted for the erection of this TUNNEL to the zealous exertions of GILES RUSSELL of Beaminster, GENT. Begun August 1831, finished June 1832. M. Lane, Civil Engineer". Ashlar stone walls over and beside arch. Arch has rusticated jambs with voussoirs and a dropped keystone. Flat imposts. Round string over tablet. Parapets and return walls are stone-coped and return by curving down to square terminal capped piers. Tunnel is 345 feet long. Source: A. J. Wallis, Dorset Bridges, p 53, RCHM Dorset I, p 27 (60).

Listing NGR: ST4677703139

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 105068

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset I West, (1952), 27
Wallis, A J , Dorset Bridges A History and Guide, (1974), 53

End of official listing