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Horn Hill Tunnel, North Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Broadwindsor, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.826 / 50°49'33"N

Longitude: -2.7571 / 2°45'25"W

OS Eastings: 346769

OS Northings: 103210

OS Grid: ST467032

Mapcode National: GBR MH.XC98

Mapcode Global: FRA 563X.9PS

Entry Name: Horn Hill Tunnel, North Entrance

Listing Date: 4 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118778

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105007

Location: Broadwindsor, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Broadwindsor

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Beaminster St Mary of the Annunciation

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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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

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