North Entrance - Rough Castle Tunnel - Union Canal - Falkirk, Scotland, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
N 55° 59.869 W 003° 50.479
30U E 447526 N 6206156
Quick Description: This is the North Entrance of Rough Castle Tunnel, in Union Canal, located very near from the famous Falkirk Wheel
Location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/28/2012 6:11:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMF5WM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 13

Long Description:
«This tunnel was built as part of the Millennium Link project to carry the Edinburgh and Glasgow Union Canal beneath the Antonine Wall, the Edinburgh-Glasgow (main) railway line, and Bonnyhill Road.

It thus forms the southern approach to the Falkirk Wheel.

The tunnel is short, straight and of circular section. The sides have been formed by sprayed concrete, and both entrances are of simple form. There is a railed footpath on the E side of the waterway.

Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 2 March 2006.»

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Is the Tunnel in Use?: In Use

Which End is this Entrance?: North

Date Constructed: 1/1/2002

Length of Tunnel: 180m

Construction Material: he sides have been formed by sprayed concrete, and both entrances are of simple form.

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