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Drainage Tunnel Exit on North Bank of River Wansbeck, Morpeth

Description: Drainage Tunnel Exit on North Bank of River Wansbeck

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 238959

OS Grid Reference: NZ2087486721
OS Grid Coordinates: 420874, 586721
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1744, -1.6738

Location: Whorral Bank, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 3AA

Locality: Morpeth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE61 3AA

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Listing Text

NZ 28 NW NZ 20878672
(South side, off)
2/44 Drainage tunnel exit
on north bank of
River Wansbeck
Drainage tunnel mouth. Late C18/early C19. Squared stone. Round arch 2 metres
high and wide in taller wall, with large stepped buttress of tooled-and-margined
stone to left.

Although How Burn is now channelled through the tunnel, it would appear to have
been constructed as part of the drainage works of the former Howburn Colliery.

Included for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2087486721

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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