Tar Tunnel ,

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General description:
In 1785 it was discovered that bitumen could be found in the stone. It still oozes from the tunel walls.

Subjects of interest:
Bitumen mine,
Countries of interest:
Britain,

Details:
Subterranean visit: Yes
Information on sale: Yes
Disabled entrance : Don't know
Entrance fee : Unknown

Opening information:
Dates and times:
I am working at a publication of the limestonequarries in the village Berg en Terblijt near Maastricht in The Netherlands. There were numerous troglodyte dwellings. The people lived there forced by poverty. At this moment a few dwellings remain.
I am interrested in other troglodyte dwellings in limestonequarries in general.
Greetings:
Days of the week : MTWTFSS
First opened in (Unknown)

Address:
Tar Tunnel
The Ironbridge Gorge Museum
Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire
Great Britain
Telephone:
00 44 1952-433522
Fax:
00 44 1952-432204

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