Standedge Tunnel (West end)

Heather Way, Diggle, Oldham, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom
 
 
Standedge Tunnel (West end) is a place on the waterways on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal between Diggle (1 furlong to the southwest) and Tunnel End Footbridge No 62 (3 miles and 2½ furlongs to the northeast).
 
It is at one end of Standedge Tunnel.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Tunnel End Footbridge No 62 is Standedge Tunnel (East end) (The tunnel is not suitable for fibreglass, petrol engined or diesel-engined steel boats with a larger profile. ); 3 miles and 2 furlongs away.

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Standedge Tunnel is the longest at 5208m, the highest 198m above sea level, and deepest 196m below ground. It is also the tightest bore. The tunnel is crossed by the Reservoir Overspill Bridge No 63
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The Standedge Tunnels are four parallel tunnels beneath the Pennines in northern England. Three are railway tunnels and the other a canal tunnel, located at the Standedge (pronounced Stannige) crossing point between Marsden and Diggle, across the boundary between the West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester conurbations. Before boundary changes in 1974, both ends of the tunnel were in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

The canal tunnel on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal, is the longest and oldest, and holds the record as the longest and highest canal tunnel in the United Kingdom. All four tunnels are linked by cross-tunnels or adits at strategic intervals to allow the railway tunnels to be built quickly, reducing the need for construction shafts, as waste could be removed by boat.

Of the railway tunnels, only the one built in 1894 is currently used for rail traffic. Closed in 1943, the canal tunnel was re-opened in May 2001. The Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre, at the Marsden end a base for boat trips into the tunnel and hosts an exhibition depicting the different crossings.

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Nearest Water point

Wool Road Lock No 24W — 1 mile, 7½ furlongs and 8 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Standedge Tunnel (East end) — 3 miles, 2 furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Bywith Lock No 8W — 8 miles, ¾ furlongs and 24 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Fairfield Junction — 15 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Brighouse Basin — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 55 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 55 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm — 18 miles, 7 furlongs and 48 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm
Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 18 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 49 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1

Nearest Rubbish disposal

Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Brighouse Basin — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 55 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 55 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1 — 18 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 49 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ancoats Bottom Lock No 1

Nearest Chemical toilet disposal

Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Fairfield Junction — 15 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Brighouse Basin — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 55 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin
Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 — 17 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 55 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line - 57ft 6in length boats) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8

Nearest Place to turn

Wool Road Winding Hole — 2 miles, ¾ furlongs and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Saddleworth Visitor Centre Winding Hole — 2 miles, 6¾ furlongs and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Tunnel End Winding Hole — 3 miles, 2¾ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Manns Wharf Bridge No 82 — 4 miles, 2 furlongs and 13 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Booth Lock Winding Hole — 5 miles and 11 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Roughtown Court Winding Hole — 5 miles, 3½ furlongs and 18 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Bottoms Bridge No 91 — 6 miles, 2½ furlongs and 20 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 21 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Isis Lock Winding Hole — 9 miles, 1¾ furlongs and 34 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Knowle Street Winding Hole — 10 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 25 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
University Arm — 11 miles, 2½ furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Caroline Street Bridge No 102 — 11 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 29 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Anchor Street Winding Hole — 12 miles, ¼ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Anchor Street Winding Hole
New Road Bridge No 11A — 12 miles, 3¾ furlongs and 42 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to New Road Bridge No 11A
Ashton-under-Lyne Junction — 12 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 32 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Dukinfield Junction — 13 miles, ¼ furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction
Portland Basin Arm — 13 miles, ½ furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction, then on the Peak Forest Canal (Lower) to Portland Basin Arm
Deighton Road Bridge No 8 — 13 miles, 5½ furlongs and 47 locks away
Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Deighton Road Bridge No 8
M60 Bridge Winding Hole — 14 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to M60 Bridge Winding Hole