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HER Number:MCO55006
Name:POLPERROW - Post Medieval railway tunnel


Polperrow Tunnel on the Cornwall Railway.

Grid Reference:SW 8561 4725
Parish:St Clement, Carrick, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other Statuses/Codes: none recorded

Monument Types

Full description

Polperrow Tunnel is 381 yards long, and had four construction shafts. It was built to double track width, although only a single line of rails was laid when opened in 1859.

Woodfin, RJ, 1972, The Cornwall Railway (Bibliographic reference). SCO5068.

Sources / Further Reading

---SCO5068 - Bibliographic reference: Woodfin, RJ. 1972. The Cornwall Railway.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records

MCO54658Parent of: POLPERROW - Post Medieval railway tunnel (Monument)
MCO54659Parent of: POLPERROW - Post Medieval railway tunnel (Monument)
165670Part of: CORNWALL RAILWAY - Post Medieval railway (Monument)