SD5085 : Hincaster Tunnel

taken 9 years ago, near to Hincaster, Cumbria, Great Britain

Hincaster Tunnel
Hincaster Tunnel
The western end of the tunnel. Now an ancient monument. Opened in 1819 it is 378 yards long. The stonework at both ends and under the water line is limestone but the rest of the tunnel is brick built the bricks being produced locally at Heversham. There are approximately 4 million bricks in the tunnel and at the time of building this was the biggest brick built structure in England north of the Mersey.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 February, 2010
Category
Tunnel > Tunnel   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 509 850 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:15.5415N 2:45.2582W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 509 850
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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