SU7151 : Greywell Tunnel, Eastern Portal

taken 10 years ago, near to Greywell, Hampshire, Great Britain

Greywell Tunnel, Eastern Portal
Greywell Tunnel, Eastern Portal
Brick-lined tunnel about 3/4 mile long which passes beneath Greywell Hill. It was built in 1792 but is no longer navigable due to a 1872 roof collapse. The tunnel was built as a landowner refused permission for the Basingstoke Canal to cross his land. There is no towpath in the old tunnel so the bargees had to "leg it".
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SU7151, 72 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 January, 2008
Category
Canal tunnel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 718 514 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.4616N 0:58.2958W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 718 514
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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