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Portsdown Tunnels

Published: 2nd February 2006 17:55

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Have you ever wondered what lies beneath Portsdown Hill? It has a fascinating history and structure. This website explores the 5 miles of tunnels beneath Portsdown and takes a look at the hill's surface sites that have rarely been documented. Click www.portsdown-tunnels.org.uk to find out Bob Hunt's gripping research that started with the accidental find of a tunnel entrance on a day out. The site also includes photos of the surrounding area, past and present.

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At 14:12 on 17th March 2017, djr commented:
As a child in the 40s I used to crawl through the tunnel with the entrance down the chimney like building that was situated where the second green on the golf course. To get to the tunnel I had to climb down the iron ring ladder and walked eastward, In some parts I had to crawl through a narrow part. I only had very dimly little torch so it was a bit scary. Dave Rees.

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