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Tunnel 50 Metres East of Priory Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinkburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2789 / 55°16'43"N

Longitude: -1.818 / 1°49'4"W

OS Eastings: 411661

OS Northings: 598316

OS Grid: NZ116983

Mapcode National: GBR H7RD.6H

Mapcode Global: WHC23.1LL0

Entry Name: Tunnel 50 Metres East of Priory Church

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236744

Location: Brinkburn, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Brinkburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longframlington with Brinkburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BRINKBURN BRINKBURN PRIORY
NZ 19 NW
10/75 Tunnel 50 metres
east of Priory
Church
GV II

Artificial tunnel, probably a grotto or folly. Late C18 or early C19.
Roughly-squared stone. L-plan. Short barrel-vaulted passage 1.8 metres
high runs north then turns east through longer, slightly larger tunnel to
exit; overall length c.22 metres.

Not genuinely subterranean; constructed in a dug trench, and infilled above
vault.


Listing NGR: NZ1166198316

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