SP6593 : Approaching Saddington Tunnel from the north-west

taken 2 months ago, near to Fleckney, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Approaching Saddington Tunnel from the north-west
Approaching Saddington Tunnel from the north-west
Saddington Tunnel was built crooked, so before it opened, three sections were rebuilt and widened, to ensure that wide barges could pass through. Work on the tunnel was completed in February 1797 and it opened in early April 1797.
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SP6593, 51 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 5 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 4 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal Tunnel 
Canal (from Tags)
Old Grand Union 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6586 9325 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:31.9886N 1:1.8312W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 6584 9326
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Leicester Arm of the Grand Union Canal  Canal Tunnel Portal 

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