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 Tunnel End Footbridge No 62 (3 miles and 2½ furlongs to the northeast) and Diggle (1 furlong to the southwest).
 
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); 3 miles and 2 furlongs away.
 
The nearest place in the direction of Diggle is Spring Grove Aqueduct; ¼ furlongs away.

Mooring here is unrated

 
User contributed information about Standedge Tunnel (West end)
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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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
Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 21 locks 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, 3 furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Fairfield Junction — 15 miles, 4 furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Brighouse Basin — 17 miles, 1½ 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) 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) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 53 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) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station
Junction with the New Islington Canal Arm — 18 miles, 6¾ 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
New Islington Marina — 19 miles, 5 furlongs and 52 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina

Nearest rubbish disposal

Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3 furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Brighouse Basin — 17 miles, 1½ 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) 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) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 53 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) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station
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

Slaithwaite Winding Hole — 6 miles, 4¾ furlongs and 21 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3 furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Fairfield Junction — 15 miles, 4 furlongs and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Fairfield Junction
Brighouse Basin — 17 miles, 1½ 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) 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) to Brighouse Basin Bridge No 8
Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station — 17 miles, 7¾ furlongs and 53 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) to Shepley Bridge Sanitary Station

Nearest place to turn

Diggle Winding Hole — 4¼ furlongs away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
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
Greenfield Winding Hole — 4 miles, 4 furlongs and 14 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Booth Lock Winding Hole — 4 miles, 8 furlongs 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
Mossley Bottoms Winding Hole — 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
Linthwaite Winding Hole — 7 miles, 5½ furlongs and 26 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Isis Lock Winding Hole — 9 miles, 1½ 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, 3 furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Staley Wharf Winding Hole — 11 miles, 4½ furlongs and 29 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Anchor Street Winding Hole — 12 miles 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, 4 furlongs and 32 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
Dukinfield Junction — 13 miles and 32 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Dukinfield Junction

Nearest self-operated pump-out

Wool Road Bridge No 70 — 2 miles and 9 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Ashton-under-Lyne Junction
New Islington Marina — 19 miles, 5 furlongs and 52 locks away
Travel to Ashton-under-Lyne Junction, then on the Ashton Canal to Ducie Street Junction, then on the Rochdale Canal to New Islington Marina

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Aspley Basin — 11 miles, 3 furlongs and 42 locks away
On this waterway in the direction of Aspley Basin
Shepley Bridge Marina — 18 miles, ¼ furlongs and 53 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) to Shepley Bridge Marina
 

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.

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