Standedge Tunnel (West end)
|Geoffrey Dickens Lock No 31W||5 furlongs|
|Western Summit Lock No 32W||3¾ furlongs|
|Diggle Winding Hole||2¾ furlongs|
|Spring Grove Aqueduct||¼ furlongs|
|Standedge Tunnel (West end)|
|Standedge Tunnel (East end)||3 miles, 2 furlongs|
|Waterways Office (Manchester and Pennine Waterways, Huddersfield) - Canal & River Trust||3 miles, 2 furlongs|
|Tunnel End Footbridge No 62||3 miles, 2½ furlongs|
|Tunnel End Winding Hole||3 miles, 2¾ furlongs|
|Tunnel End Railway Bridge No 61||3 miles, 3¼ furlongs|
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Nearest water point
Nearest rubbish disposalOn this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8 Travel to Aspley Basin, then on the Huddersfield Broad Canal to Cooper Bridge Junction, then on the Calder and Hebble Navigation (Main Line) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station
Nearest chemical toilet disposalOn this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Nearest place to turn
Nearest self-operated pump-out
Nearest boatyard pump-outOn this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
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 is a canal tunnel. They are 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 is on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. It opened in 1811 and is the longest and oldest of the four and is the longest and highest canal tunnel in the United Kingdom. The first, single-track railway tunnel was completed by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) in 1848 on the line between Huddersfield and Manchester and a second, parallel, single-track tunnel opened in 1871. The LNWR opened a third, double-track tunnel in 1894. All four tunnels are linked by cross-tunnels or adits at strategic intervals, which allowed 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, is a base for boat trips into the tunnel and hosts an exhibition depicting the different crossings.
- The Diggle Hotel (Bed and Breakfast, British Restaurant)
163 yards to the northeast.
- The Gate Inn Diggle (Beer Bar, Restaurant)
653 yards to the southwest.
- The Navigation Inn, Dobcross (Inn, Family Style Restaurant)
1717 yards to the southwest.
- The Swan, Dobcross (British Restaurant, Gastropub)
2067 yards to the southwest.
- Peak District National Park (Government Organization)
48054 yards to the southeast.
- Play Diggle (Playground)
242 yards to the west.
- Woolyknit (Arts & Crafts Store, Wholesale & Supply Store)
328 yards to the west.
- Staveley Communications (Telecommunication Company)
107 yards to the north.
- Huddersfield Canal Diggle (Park)
419 yards to the southwest.
- The Saddleworth Hotel (Region, Hotel)
1404 yards to the northwest.
- Clean Page Design (AdvertisingMarketing, Information Technology Company)
164 yards to the northwest.
- Landmark Financial Planning (Professional Service)
93 yards to the north.
- Sub Pressure Studios (Music Lessons & Instruction School, MusicianBand)
272 yards to the southwest.
- Grandpa Greene's Luxury Ice Cream (Restaurant, Cafe)
490 yards to the southwest.
- Standedge Tunnels (Railroad Company, History Museum)
3560 yards to the northeast.
- Dene Garage (Local Service)
409 yards to the west.
- A Hopwood Car & Commercials (Local Service)
588 yards to the northeast.
- Dobcross (Region, Landmark & Historical Place)
2048 yards to the southwest.
- Audiocounsel (Shopping & Retail)
77 yards to the north.
- Castleshaw (Landmark & Historical Place, City)
2043 yards to the north.
- Saddleworth Personal Training and Boot camp (GymPhysical Fitness Center)
328 yards to the west.
- Energize Strength & Fitness (Health & Wellness Website)
831 yards to the north.
- Moorland Holistic Massage Therapy and Reflexology (Massage Service, Professional Service)
96 yards to the north.
- Sunfield Accommodation (Bed and Breakfast)
410 yards to the east.
- Diggle, Greater Manchester (Park, Landmark & Historical Place)
212 yards to the west.
- Dobcross Band Club (Performing Arts)
2141 yards to the southwest.
- Saddleworth Cookery School (School)
464 yards to the southwest.