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Charmouth Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7496 / 50°44'58"N

Longitude: -2.924 / 2°55'26"W

OS Eastings: 334912

OS Northings: 94851

OS Grid: SY349948

Mapcode National: GBR PJ.X85K

Mapcode Global: FRA 47R3.BPR

Entry Name: Charmouth Tunnel

Listing Date: 10 January 1984

Last Amended: 18 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228302

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402880

Location: Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Wootton Fitzpaine

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Monkton-Wyld St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 39 SW WOOTTON FITZPAINE AXMINSTER ROAD

5/200 Charmouth Tunnel Entrances

- II

Two entrances to road tunnel on A35, c one mile north west of Charmouth.
1832. Stone, with rusticated stone jambs and dressed stone voussoirs with
projecting keystones to elliptical arches. Coursed rubble walling above
each arch with a string-course and parapet with flat coping stones.
Parapets return down to road leval as cutting revetment, and terminate in
short square piers, coped. Dimensions: length 220 ft 6 in.; span 19 ft 7 in;
road to head of arch, 19 ft. "A J Wallis, Dorset Bridges, (1974)" p 53.


Listing NGR: SY3491294851

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