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Other undergound sites
Caves and mines for economic resources are not the only underground sites in the country. This page shows some of the others ranging from follies to military sites.

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    Miscellaneous
    Underground government bunkers
    The grounds of Lathom Hall in Lancashire - 1998
    The Williamson Tunnels in Liverpool - 2008
    Mellor Mill tailraces and other tunnels


Miscellaneous
Stockport air raid sheltersCatacombs in MaltaIndustrial tunnelsCave houses in Tunisia
Stockport air raid sheltersCatacombs in MaltaIndustrial tunnelsCave houses in Tunisia

Underground government bunkers
Hack Green, CheshireHack Green, CheshireWarren Row.  The power room.Warren Row.  Main passage.
Hack Green, CheshireHack Green, CheshireWarren Row. The power room.Warren Row. Main passage.

The grounds of Lathom Hall in Lancashire - 1998
The entrance shaft in the grounds.A brick lined and roofed section.Another section of culvert made of stone blocks on brick footings.A simpler form of construction with stone walls and a stone slabbed roof.
The entrance shaft in the grounds.A brick lined and roofed section.Another section of culvert made of stone blocks on brick footings.A simpler form of construction with stone walls and a stone slabbed roof.

The Williamson Tunnels in Liverpool - 2008
Williamson tunnels (stone quarries) in Liverpool's Edge Hill.General view of one of the tunnels.Evidence of a derrick crane in the tunnel.A close-up of the fine stonework in the 'ballroom'  shown in the first picture.
Williamson tunnels (stone quarries) in Liverpool's Edge Hill.General view of one of the tunnels.Evidence of a derrick crane in the tunnel.A close-up of the fine stonework in the 'ballroom' shown in the first picture.

Mellor Mill tailraces and other tunnels
Centre wheel pit at MellorThe coal cellar near the central wheel pitThe Waterloo wheel pitThe central tunnel
Centre wheel pit at MellorThe coal cellar near the central wheel pitThe Waterloo wheel pitThe central tunnel
Blockage by demolition rubble in the central tunnelThe western tunnel with natural roofThe end of the tunnel with a fine rustic stone archLooking the other way along the western tunnel
Blockage by demolition rubble in the central tunnelThe western tunnel with natural roofThe end of the tunnel with a fine rustic stone archLooking the other way along the western tunnel
The side tunnel into the western tunnelOpening to the river from the by-pass tunnel.Looking into the outlet tunnelLooking out from the silted tunnel
The side tunnel into the western tunnelOpening to the river from the by-pass tunnel.Looking into the outlet tunnelLooking out from the silted tunnel
The by-pass old tunnel from the Waterloo wheel to the riverAnother view of the by-pass tunnelThe machinery tunnel to the millThe machinery tunnel to the workshops
The by-pass old tunnel from the Waterloo wheel to the riverAnother view of the by-pass tunnelThe machinery tunnel to the millThe machinery tunnel to the workshops
Inlet to the stream tunnelThe stream tunnelOne of the drainage conduitsCellars under the road/river bridge
Inlet to the stream tunnelThe stream tunnelOne of the drainage conduitsCellars under the road/river bridge

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