SD5085 : Iron ring fixture, western portal, Hincaster Tunnel

taken 6 years ago, near to Hincaster, Cumbria, Great Britain

Iron ring fixture, western portal, Hincaster Tunnel
Iron ring fixture, western portal, Hincaster Tunnel
This sturdy iron ring may have once secured a cable or rope for pulling barges along the canal. Lack of a tunnel towpath meant horses had to be led over the hill above. The ring can be seen here SD5085 : Western end of Hincaster Tunnel
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SD5085, 39 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 31 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Derelict, Disused  Canals 
Disused (from Tags)
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5092 8507 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:15.5359N 2:45.2949W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5091 8507
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Canal Tunnel Portal  Iron Ring 

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