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The Tunnel

A Grade II Listed Building in Reigate, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2385 / 51°14'18"N

Longitude: -0.2058 / 0°12'20"W

OS Eastings: 525350

OS Northings: 150343

OS Grid: TQ253503

Mapcode National: GBR JJ0.8SN

Mapcode Global: VHGS9.D42D

Entry Name: The Tunnel

Listing Date: 27 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1241366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 289475

Location: Reigate and Banstead, Surrey, RH2

County: Surrey

District: Reigate and Banstead

Town: Reigate and Banstead

Electoral Ward/Division: Reigate Central

Built-Up Area: Reigate

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Reigate

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text

TQ 2550 SW
12/287 The Tunnel
Road tunnel. Dated 1823. By William Chambers. Gault brick in Flemish bond to
entrances; Redbrick in stretcher bond to tunnel. south entrance: tall round
archway with two stages of blind, 5-bay, round-arched arcading over the lower
stage with datestone to centre; flanking buttresses with ashlar offsets at each
stage; embattled parapet with pitched ashlar coping. North entrance similar,
but because it is at the higher end of the sloping tunnel the archway is shorter
and above it is only one stage of arcading; no parapet, but red-brick coping.
Tunnel: a blind segmental-arched arcade to each side with doorways to former
chambers (mostly blocked); barrel vault.

Chambers was Surveyor to Lord Sommers, through whose grounds this tunnel was

Listing NGR: TQ2535050343

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

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