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HER Number:MCO55003
Name:BUCKSHEAD - Post Medieval railway tunnel


Buckshead Tunnel on the Cornwall Railway.

Grid Reference:SW 8344 4657
Parish:St Clement, Carrick, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other Statuses/Codes: none recorded

Monument Types

Full description

Buckshead Tunnel is 320 yards long, and was commenced in 1847 by Mr Findlater, the contractor for this section. There were two construction shafts, backfilled on completion. The tunnel was built to double-track width, although only a single line was laid for the openining of the Cornwall Railway in 1859 (JRS).

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

MCO54661Parent of: BUCKSHEAD - Post Medieval railway tunnel (Monument)
MCO54662Parent of: BUCKSHEAD - Post Medieval railway tunnel (Monument)
165670Part of: CORNWALL RAILWAY - Post Medieval railway (Monument)