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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118778
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105007
Location: Broadwindsor, West Dorset, Dorset, DT8
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
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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