Video - Coleraine tunnel built in ‘last 500 years’

A representative from Coleraine Historical Society believes the tunnel found by workmen digging in the town centre yesterday dates from the last 500 years.

In this video interview for the News Letter, Jennifer Cunningham speculated that the red brick in the tunnel suggested the tunnel was “reasonably modern”.

The discovery of the tunnel has created a real buzz in the town.

The discovery of the tunnel has created a real buzz in the town.

Workmen doing street repairs in Kingsgate Street discovered the tunnel on Wednesday.

Watch this video as the public continue to speculate about what the remarkable discovery could tell us about the town’s past.

Members of the public take a closer look.

Members of the public take a closer look.

Workmen found the tunnel on Wednesday.

Workmen found the tunnel on Wednesday.