Discover the mystery of Wisbech’s underground tunnel system at Fenland Archaeology Society meeting

Andy Ketley will give an illustrated talk on Wisbech's underground tunnel system at the next Fenland

Andy Ketley will give an illustrated talk on Wisbech's underground tunnel system at the next Fenland Archaeology Society meeting on November 22. Photo: Andy Kelly - Credit: Archant

Did you know that a network of tunnels can be found deep beneath Wisbech?

Historian Andy Ketley will explore the town’s subterranean architecture at the next Fenland Archaeology Society on November 22.

A society spokesman said: “Andy’s research has been carried out as part of the High Street Project and he has been researching the subject for over a year.

“Locals are aware of some subterranean architecture through subsidence like the one shown in the 1960s but the size and extent of the tunnels will come as a surprise to most.”

Andy will explain where the tunnels can be found and what they have been used for at the meeting which begins at 7.30pm.


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Admission is £2 and new members are always welcome. The club meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at Mendis restaurant on Old Market, Wisbech.

For more information, visit www.fenarch.org.uk.

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