SO9600 : Sapperton Tunnel eastern portal

taken 9 years ago, near to Tarlton, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Sapperton Tunnel eastern portal
Sapperton Tunnel eastern portal
Compare this restored view with SO9600 : Sapperton Canal Tunnel. The tunnel was opened in 1798 and is 3817 yards (3.5km) in length. At the time of its opening it was a record breaking achievement, both due to its length and its width (15ft). The longest in canal tunnels in the UK had up until that point been built only for 7ft beam narrow boats.
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SO9600, 83 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
Category
Tunnel > Tunnel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 965 005 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.1938N 2:3.1228W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 965 005
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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