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NORTH ENTRANCE TO WELLLOW TUNNEL, 100 YARDS TO NORTH OF WHITE BAINES, BULL'S HILL

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.

Name: NORTH ENTRANCE TO WELLLOW TUNNEL, 100 YARDS TO NORTH OF WHITE BAINES, BULL'S HILL

List entry Number: 1158774

Location

NORTH ENTRANCE TO WELLLOW TUNNEL, 100 YARDS TO NORTH OF WHITE BAINES, BULL'S HILL

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Wellow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32411

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ST 7458 WELLOW C.P.

12/65 North entrance to Wellow Tunnel, 100 yards to north of White Baines, Bull's Hill

II

North entrance to Wellow Tunnel. Circa 1800 for Somersetshire Coal Canal. The surveyor for the canal was William Smith, "the Father of British Geology", under the supervision of John Rennie. The engineer was William Bennet. Coursed, squared rubble with freestone dressings. Semi-circular arch with keystone. Band. Pilaster strips to either side and high coped parapet. The interior of the tunnel is masonry lined. The southern (Midford-Radstock) branch of the Coal Canal was completed in 1798 but was abandoned in 1815 when a tramway was laid along it.

Listing NGR: ST7426458430

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National Grid Reference: ST 74265 58431

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