SD5185 : Hincaster Tunnel, Lancaster Canal

taken 7 years ago, near to Hincaster, Cumbria, Great Britain

Hincaster Tunnel, Lancaster Canal
Hincaster Tunnel, Lancaster Canal
The east portal. The tunnel is 378 yards (345m) long, and was opened on 18 June 1819. Despite its generous proportions, it has no towpath.
The West Coast Main Line (opened in 1846) crosses over the canal here.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Saturday, 31 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Former (from Tags)
Canal Towpath 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal Tunnel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5126 8512 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:15.5648N 2:44.9823W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5127 8511
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Canal Disused  Lancaster Canal  Public Footpath  West Coast Main Line 

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