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Horn Hill Tunnel, North Entrance, Broadwindsor

Description: Horn Hill Tunnel, North Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105007

OS Grid Reference: ST4676903209
OS Grid Coordinates: 346769, 103209
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8260, -2.7571

Locality: Broadwindsor
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT8 3HD

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Listing Text

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

II

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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