Banqueting Hall & Gash finally Empty! Progress in the New Tunnel…

Banqueting Hall & Gash finally Empty Amazing progress has been made in the Banqueting Hall as you will have read. We first started digging out this subterranean chamber under Joseph Williamson’s house in June 2017. We were delighted, but once again strangely saddened just as we were when we finished Paddington, to finally finish digging outContinue reading Banqueting Hall & Gash finally Empty! Progress in the New Tunnel…

Special Feature: The underground ‘Banqueting Hall’

It’s one of the most startling features of Williamson’s underground kingdom.  And first-time visitors are usually mesmerised by it.  Despite its name, the Banqueting Hall has no dining tables or chairs, but it does offer a generous serving of size and spectacle. 65 feet (20 metres) long, the vast chamber was originally dug down from ground level.Continue reading Special Feature: The underground ‘Banqueting Hall’