The outflow from this famous level was diverted through an innocuous looking 'pipe' to allow the ground above to be developed for the building of starter homes. Where the pipe turns right to join the original Nent Force level someone had left a wheelbarrow ....!
Just behind the camera in the cliff is a small trial which has been dammed up to provide a water supply for the downstream foundry (closed) and running at right angles to that the three foot high underground feeder race to an old woollen mill, also downstream, can be followed, although it dips at an alarming rate.
This photograph is by Manxman and was uploaded February 15th 2009. © Manxman please do not copy or distribute without prior express permission.
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