SD9701 : Scout tunnel date stone

near to Mossley, Tameside, Great Britain

Scout tunnel date stone
Scout tunnel date stone
The date stone set inside Scout tunnel.

Scout tunnel is situated on the Huddersfield narrow canal between Stalybridge and Mossley, Lancashire. Scout tunnel is 616 ft (205 yds) long and is carved out of solid rock. The Huddersfield Narrow Canal runs for 20 miles between Huddersfield in West Yorkshire and Ashton under Lyne in Greater Manchester.

Standedge Tunnel 5 miles away is Britain's longest canal tunnel at 3.25 miles long. This was one of our recent explores a few weeks earlier.

*You can read my full Subterranea Standedge-A trip back in time story here LinkExternal link
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2009
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Sunday, 9 August, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 11 August, 2009
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Canal tunnel   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 975 019 [100m precision]
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