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Latitude: 50.8253 / 50°49'31"N
Longitude: -2.757 / 2°45'25"W
OS Eastings: 346777
OS Northings: 103139
OS Grid: ST467031
Mapcode National: GBR MH.XCBL
Mapcode Global: FRA 563X.HQ2
Entry Name: Horn Hill Tunnel South Entrance
Listing Date: 12 June 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118760
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105068
Location: Beaminster, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Beaminster
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Beaminster St Mary of the Annunciation
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 40 SE
4/9 Horn Hill Tunnel
Tunnel Entrance. Dated 1832. Tablet with inscription over entrance: "The public
are permanently indebted for the erection of this TUNNEL to the zealous exertions of
GILES RUSSELL 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, RCHM Dorset I, p 27 (60).
Listing NGR: ST4677703139
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