The Tar Tunnel

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Place Category: Shropshire Attractions and Activites, Ironbridge Gorge Attractions, and Shropshire Museums

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    Over 200 years ago natural bitumen trickled like treacle into pools. It was turned into pitch, lamp black and rheumatics remedies. Now you can walk along this brick-lined tunnel where the bitumen still oozes through the walls.

    Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Group

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