TQ3579 : Rotherhithe road tunnel: southern portal

near to Stepney, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Rotherhithe road tunnel: southern portal
Rotherhithe road tunnel: southern portal
The tunnel is a single carriageway, i.e. two-way traffic. As an A-road rather than a motorway cycling is permitted but most cyclists consider it too dangerous as there is no room for cars to pass safely.

The inscription above the portal, which is grade 2 listed (LBS number 471268), reads: "This tunnel constructed by the London County Council was opened by HRH the Prince of Wales KG on the 12th of June 1908. Maurice Fitzmaurice CMG, Engineer"

NB the photo was digitally adjusted to make the tunnel interior more visible.
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2010
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 May, 2010   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 22 May, 2010
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Date (from Tags)
1908 
Category
Tunnel entrance   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3533 7977 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.0404N 0:3.1017W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3529 7975
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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London County Council  Road Tunnel  Grade II Listed 

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