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Default Hulton Culvert - Chequerbent - April 2011 - 10-04-2011, 21:40

Explored with Kenni....

We stumbled across this one by accident after a bit of a disappointing explore last week, and as it seems nobody else has done this we've decided to name it Hulton Culvert because its on the Hulton familys land and they most likely built it.

The culvert is built in four sections (that are accessible from the outfall side), starting with a very tight stone arch section then opens up to a 3'-ish brick arch. The third and highest (and shortest) section is a 4'-ish brick square section/stone slab roof which quickly drops back down to 3'.

It runs underneath the old Bolton to Leigh ralway, we're not sure how long it is but it felt like it went on for ever. We also don't yet know where the infall is because the culvert is blocked by a collapsed left wall that has let the roof slabs fall. Space inside the collapse is probably 18" square, so I'm way too fat and it looks dodgy too.


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The entrance:


The first, and tightest section:














A future relic?...




This is as high as it gets (whoops, steamy hands too!):




We woz ere...


The end of the road:








In your culvertz, paintin with litez....








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Default 10-04-2011, 21:50

I think that collapsed bit is to small even for the smallest of explorers!!
Some nice pics lads well played
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It was an interesting night. The first time I had ever done anything like this and I was very pleased. Conquered with NO kneepads but boy are they sore.... I have only a few shaky pictures, nowhere near the quality of Snake Oils but glad to have took part. It was a long bloody way, I lost count half way!! The collapsed section was a bad blow and it would take mega balls to get through. I will probably try to find the other end from above. Here are my 4 shaky pictures.









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ew, my pants are all wet!
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P.S. Must remember tri-pod in future


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Default 10-04-2011, 23:49

Well done guy's, that took some effort.


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Default 11-04-2011, 06:53

Good Effort, now off to google maps, see if you can find the other end, see if there's anything worth digging that collapse, enough to pass.


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Default 11-04-2011, 08:34

nice


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Well done guys, your getting about...

Hats off for some of your st00py efforts


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Default 11-04-2011, 11:43

Nice work lads, I wouldn't do crawling!


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