Standedge Tunnel (East end)
Facilities: water point.
|Geoffrey Dickens Lock No 31W||4 miles|
|Western Summit Lock No 32W||3 miles, 7 furlongs|
|Spring Grove Aqueduct||3 miles, 3¾ furlongs|
|Diggle||3 miles, 2¾ furlongs|
|Standedge Tunnel (West end)||3 miles, 2 furlongs|
|Standedge Tunnel (East end)|
|Standedge Tunnel Visitor Centre||½ furlongs|
|Tunnel End Footbridge No 62||¾ furlongs|
|Tunnel End Winding Hole||1 furlong|
|Tunnel End Railway Bridge No 61||1½ furlongs|
|Bridge No 61 Narrows||2 furlongs|
- Marsden railway station (Train Station)
791 yards to the east.
- Dark Inc. Custom Tattoo Studio & Gallery (Tattoo & Piercing, Art Gallery)
970 yards to the east.
- Mozzarellas Pizzeria & Wine Bar (Pizza Place)
1102 yards to the east.
- A Month of Sundaes, Marsden (Ice Cream Parlor, Diner, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant)
1070 yards to the east.
- Crumbals On The Corner (Cafe, Diner, Breakfast & Brunch Restaurant)
1093 yards to the east.
- Jackie Marsden Reflexology and Independent NYR Organic Consultant (Alternative & Holistic Health)
1253 yards to the east.
- Riverhead Brewery Tap (Bar, Pub)
1056 yards to the east.
- Motorman's Cafe (Restaurant)
479 yards to the west.
- Shakespeare Inn (Pub)
1178 yards to the east.
- The Swan Marsden (Pub)
1047 yards to the east.
- Marsden Socialist club (Social Club)
1409 yards to the east.
- Marsden Train Station (Train Station)
791 yards to the east.
- The New Inn (Nightlife)
1199 yards to the east.
- The Design Mechanics (Web Design, Graphic Design, Printing Service)
1128 yards to the southeast.
- South of France (Country)
1341 yards to the southeast.
- Wine Bank (Financial Services)
1083 yards to the east.
- Standedge Tunnel and Visitor Centre (Historical Place, Tourist Attraction)
33 yards to the northeast.
Wikipedia has a page about Standedge Tunnel
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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