An old stone quarry haulage way running from the converted ammunition depot of area of Monkton Farleigh through to the old abandoned stone workings of Browns Folly Mine.
Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Grid Reference: ST796660
Full access as part of Browns Folly mine but the Monkton Farleigh end is now likely to be blocked as it leads into a storage company's underground storage area.
Last Updated: July 19, 2017 3:45 PM
Graham's Grovel History
Graham's Grovel Connects Two Quarries
Browns Folly Mine is an average sized Bath Stone quarry which was originally part of Monkton Farleigh Mine however when the War Department converted part of the quarry in to an ammunitions store they separated part of the quarry which is the area now known as Browns Folly.
This former Bath stone quarry was converted in to a sub-depot of the Central Ammunitions Depot. The site consists of two areas, the main storage area - districts 12 to 18 and connect via a drift, districts 19 and 20. Each storage district was divided up in to numbered storage bays, passage ways were fitted with conveyor to transport crates of ammunition around the mine.
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