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Description: Clayton Tunnel
Date Listed: 11 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 302732
OS Grid Reference: TQ2983914068
OS Grid Coordinates: 529839, 114068
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9115, -0.1545
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PYECOMBE CLAYTON HILL
North Portal with
TQ 21 SE 22/39
This cottage is part of the original layout of the London-Brighton Railway
and dates from 1841. It is built over the north end of Clayton Tunnel. The
pointed arch of the Tunnel is flanked by octagonal turrets with imitation
machicolation, castellated parapet and loop lights. Between these and over the
arch is the cottage of 1 storey and 2 windows set back behind a parapet. Once
white brick. Hipped slate roof. Beyond the turrets on each side is a flanking
wall ending in a lower octagonal turret. Sir John Rennie was the chief engineer
of the London-Brighton railway line.
Listing NGR: TQ2980613940
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Source: English Heritage
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