Tyne and Wear HER(4646): Tynemouth, Front Street, No. 33, Tunnel - Details
Tynemouth, Front Street, No. 33, Tunnel
A report in the Evening News on Friday, March 25, 1949 told of a tunnel found in the back yard of No. 33 Front Street, Tynemouth. It was reported that three steps led down at either end of the 25 feet long, 4 feet high tunnel, which had been repaired with concrete and zinc sheeting. At one end was a 7 feet deep sump with a chamber beyond, and drainage gulleys ran along each side. The age and function of this feature is unknown.
<< HER 4646 >> Evening News, 1949, Two, breaking concrete, find 'secret' tunnel, Friday March 25, 1949