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51.447722, -2.589941, Redcliffe Tunnel
 
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'''To Temple Meads''': [[Redcliffe Goods]]<br>
 
'''To Temple Meads''': [[Redcliffe Goods]]<br>
 
'''To the Docks''': [[Bathurst Basin]]
 
'''To the Docks''': [[Bathurst Basin]]
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== 1970s ==
 
== 1970s ==
 
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Image:Redcliffe Tunnel10.jpg|The western portal of the tunnel in the 1970s with a pile of sand from the nearby Holmes Sand and Gravel works stored in front. ''&copy; [[:Category:emmdee|emmdee]]''
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The western portal of the tunnel in the 1970s with a pile of sand from the nearby Holmes Sand and Gravel works stored in front. ''&copy; [[:Category:emmdee|emmdee]]''
 
== 2004 ==
 
== 2004 ==
 
12.2.04
 
12.2.04
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Image:Redcliffe Tunnel9.jpg|The railway crossed the road and proceeded across [[Bathurst Basin]] on a bascule bridge designed by Charles Richardson. For many years the decking on the bridge was the place to find the last surviving section of broad gauge rail in Bristol.
 
Image:Redcliffe Tunnel9.jpg|The railway crossed the road and proceeded across [[Bathurst Basin]] on a bascule bridge designed by Charles Richardson. For many years the decking on the bridge was the place to find the last surviving section of broad gauge rail in Bristol.
 
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== 2010 ==
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Image:RedcliffeTunnel11.jpg|
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The tunnel has been used for staging events and parties as well as filming and now sports a new doorway that allows large items to be transported inside.
 
== Memories==  
 
== Memories==  
 
[[Playing in the Sandpits]]
 
[[Playing in the Sandpits]]

Latest revision as of 19:25, 11 April 2019

To Temple Meads: Redcliffe Goods
To the Docks: Bathurst Basin

History

Redcliffe Tunnel is 282 yards long and it's construction involved the demolition of a vicarage and the removal and re-internment of a graveyard at Arnos Vale cemetery.

1970s

The western portal of the tunnel in the 1970s with a pile of sand from the nearby Holmes Sand and Gravel works stored in front. © emmdee

2004

12.2.04

2010

The tunnel has been used for staging events and parties as well as filming and now sports a new doorway that allows large items to be transported inside.

Memories

Playing in the Sandpits