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Horse Path, Hincaster Tunnel


Hincaster Tunnel, on the Lancaster Canal, had no towpath, so a separate horse path was built for horses to be led over the hill to the other side. Several accomodation bridges were built to carry roads and paths over sunken sections of the horse path.

Hincaster Tunnel Historic Buildings and Monuments in Hincaster
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Tunnel Lane, Hincaster, Cumbria

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On The Horsepath

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Footpath beside the canal bed

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Above Hincaster Tunnel

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Tunnel Lane

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Hincaster Tunnel horse path
- "...The monument includes a horse path of post-medieval date, which traverses Tunnel Hill along a broadly east-west alignment. The path includes a 2m to 3m wide hollow way with walls ...

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Hincaster Eastern Portal

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