Geography In the early 1800s, local Liverpool businessman Joseph Williamson, for reasons best known to him but generally related to giving work to him employees however pointless so that they'd continue to have a wage, built a labyrinth of tunnels beneath Edge Hill.

Relatively quickly they became derelict and filled with soil and for the past couple of decades a group of volunteers have been working to excavate the site and see how far Williamson's work went.

BBC News have visited and put together this short documentary.

As I said after I visited in 2008, the tunnels "are the kind of curiosity of which a city should be proud and actually the endeavour of making the area accessible is perhaps as much of a folly as its original construction, man and woman hours spent just discovering exactly what this man was up to, down there in the dark."

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