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The Tunnel, Reigate

Description: The Tunnel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 January 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 289475

OS Grid Reference: TQ2535050343
OS Grid Coordinates: 525350, 150343
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2385, -0.2058

Location: Tunnel Road, Reigate and Banstead, Surrey RH2 9PU

Locality: Reigate
Local Authority: Reigate and Banstead Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: RH2 9PU

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Listing Text

TQ 2550 SW
12/287 The Tunnel
Road tunnel. Dated 1823. By William Chambers. Gault brick in Flemish bond to
entrances; Redbrick in stretcher bond to tunnel. south entrance: tall round
archway with two stages of blind, 5-bay, round-arched arcading over the lower
stage with datestone to centre; flanking buttresses with ashlar offsets at each
stage; embattled parapet with pitched ashlar coping. North entrance similar,
but because it is at the higher end of the sloping tunnel the archway is shorter
and above it is only one stage of arcading; no parapet, but red-brick coping.
Tunnel: a blind segmental-arched arcade to each side with doorways to former
chambers (mostly blocked); barrel vault.

Chambers was Surveyor to Lord Sommers, through whose grounds this tunnel was

Listing NGR: TQ2535050343

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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