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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1118778



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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Broadwindsor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Dec-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105007

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ST 40 SE BROADWINDSOR 4-12-1951 5/15 Horn Hill Tunnel, North Entrance (south entrance in Beaminster)


Tunnel Entrance. Dated 1832. Tablet with inscription over entrance. ┬ĘThe public are Permanently indebted for the eretion of this TUNNEL to the zealous exertions of GILES RUSSEL 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. R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 27 (60).

Listing NGR: ST4677703139

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 46769 03209


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