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Description: Horn Hill Tunnel, North Entrance
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
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ST 40 SE BROADWINDSOR
5/15 Horn Hill Tunnel,
(south entrance in
Tunnel Entrance. Dated 1832. Tablet with inscription over entrance.
¨The 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
Source: A J Wallis, Dorset Bridges, p 53. R.C.H.M. Dorset I, p 27 (60).
Listing NGR: ST4677703139
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Source: English Heritage
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