Thames Tunnel
   Under the Thames, two miles below London Bridge, connecting Wapping on the north bank with Rotherhithe on the south bank.
   Constructed by Sir Mark Isambard Brunel.
   Commenced 1825, closed by inundation for seven years. Recommenced 1835. Opened 1843.
   Now used by the railways, connecting lines north and south of the Thames.

A Dictionary of London. . 1918.

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