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Lodge Hill Quarry - Entrance

Lodge Hill, Combe Down, Bath.

NGR:ST 7690 6247
WGS84:51.36082, -2.33316
Length:0 m
Depth:0 m
Altitude:157 m
Tags:Mine
Registry:wbc

Quite large quarry east of Shaft Road worked in 1850s and closed 1934-5 having covered an area of 6.5 acres. Small regular system and there are a number of main galleries like wheel spokes from the entrance. the quarry was very shallow, only feet below the surface.

Alternate Names: Combe Down Quarries, Shaft Mine, Shaft Road Quarry, Shaft Road Mine

Notes: The stone from Lodge Hill was used in the restoration of Henry VII's Chapel at Westminster in 1819. It was owned by Vaughan-Jenkins family. In 1858 it was being worked by Thos. Shepherd, J. Davidge, J. Sumsion, Henry Stone and J. Vaughan.

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