The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Sunday, 7 September 2008

A hole in West Saint Helen Street

A deep hole has just opened up in West Saint Helen Stret.

Witnesses tell me that there was a roller helping lay tarmac over a hole last night and overnight it just opened up.

Looking down the hole, all that can be seen is darkness without end.


Anonymous alan lovedog said...

About 15 years ago i worked with a guy in his 60s who claimed that in his youth he often used to wander through underground tunnels in abingdon that were later bricked up following safety concerns - i often wondered how true it is.

8 September 2008 18:06  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Its the old Brittana pub tunnel,to the church for the vicar's to have a late drink

8 September 2008 20:16  
Blogger Humma Kavula said...

There are similar tunnels under Oxford town centre.

Yours faithfuly
Morocco M

8 September 2008 20:48  
Anonymous Cllr Lonergan said...

Why not go with the flow: include the hole in the Heritage Weekend. I volunteer to abseil down there!

10 September 2008 00:23  
Blogger Backstreeter said...

Ok, I'll do what I can, but it may be filled in by then

10 September 2008 09:40  

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