SCRCA structure 238700: Bridge SAC/20 - Stainforth Tunnel (a.k.a. Taitlands Tunnel)

SCRCA Location Introduction

Stainforth Tunnel is 120 yards (109 metres) long.

This Location Record is for the underground section of the tunnel and the geolocation data (latitude & longitude) relates to the approximate mid-point between the two tunnel-mouths (see 'Associated Locations' below).

Note: Tunnel interiors cannot be photographed by SCRCA Project volunteers.

Key details from the Location Record

Location Type
Bridge (Tunnel)
Location Variant
Not Applicable
Assessment status
Current Use(s)
Railway ops
Shown on a land plan?
Construction / installation period
2: MR construction phase (1869 to 31st Dec 1876)
Distance from London St.Pancras
238 miles and 57 chains
Position relative to running lines
This location is NOT visible from nearby publicly accessible land.
Accessibility (ease of access)
No Access
Protection Category
Conservation Area Only
Geographic Location
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Errors and omissions
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