TQ3348 : Air shaft of Bletchingley Tunnel

near to Bletchingley, Surrey, Great Britain

Air shaft of Bletchingley Tunnel
Air shaft of Bletchingley Tunnel
When the Bletchingley railway tunnel LinkExternal link was made in the 1830s trains were steam powered and slow by today's standards. Although the tunnel is just over a kilometre long, eleven air shafts were provided to vent the smoke. This is Shaft No. 2. The tunnel can be seen in TQ3248 : from bridge in Outwood Lane.
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Wednesday, 24 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 22 July, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 334 487 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.3150N 0:5.4676W
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