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Clayton Tunnel north Portal tunnel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pyecombe, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9115 / 50°54'41"N

Longitude: -0.1545 / 0°9'16"W

OS Eastings: 529839

OS Northings: 114068

OS Grid: TQ298140

Mapcode National: GBR JMY.XCM

Mapcode Global: FRA B6KP.PM1

Entry Name: Clayton Tunnel north Portal tunnel Cottage

Listing Date: 11 May 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025594

English Heritage Legacy ID: 302732

Location: Pyecombe, Mid Sussex, West Sussex, BN6

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Pyecombe

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Pyecombe The Transfiguration

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

Clayton Tunnel.
North Portal with
Tunnel Cottage
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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