Good quality masons' work evident at entrance to former pedestrian tunnel under the canal
Detail of pedestrian tunnel. The apparent lack of symmetry of the arch curvature is probably due to the fact that the outer face is at an angle to the tunnel axis
Pedestrian tunnel. Although the tunnel is skewed in relation to the direction of the canal, it is not built as a 'skewed arch'. The courses of blocks are horizontal, and the angle of the end faces appear to be obtained by shaping the end blocks
1798 graffiti in pedestrian tunnel
near Frome, Somerset
On the Dorset and Somerset Canal: Nettlebridge Branch, crossing the River Mells.
Vegetation and fencing limit the scope for viewing the aqueduct.
More photos, with less foliage, here.
Information on the location and context may be found here.
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