VICTORIA TUNNEL - Newcastle - List Entry

  • Description

    "Underground tramway tunnel, later used as air-raid shelter. Constructed for the Leazes Main Colliery 1839-42, converted 1939. Brick and rubble stone. This tunnel is two miles long, dropping a total of 222feet from the Colliery to the coal staithes on the River Tyne. The original round arched tunnel is approxiamately two meters high with the lower walls mainly constructed of rubble stone, the upper sections of the walling and the barrel vault are brick...."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1390828
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year ago
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