SO2800 : Entrance to Tramway tunnel, Pontypool

taken 1 year ago, near to Tranch, Torfaen/Tor-Faen, Great Britain

Entrance to Tramway tunnel, Pontypool
Entrance to Tramway tunnel, Pontypool
The tunnel, now unused and blocked, was constructed in 1825 to connect the Pontymoile tinworks, to the south west, to local forges. In World War II the tunnel was used as an air raid shelter. The tunnel is near the end of the Tramway Trail footpath. I was surprised to find the gates open to this disused tunnel SO2800 : Interior of Tramway tunnel, Pontypool.
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Tunnel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2830 0081 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:42.0860N 3:2.3348W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2831 0079
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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