Westwood Quarry Factory Exhaust Shaft 2 Westwood Quarry Factory Inlet Shaft Westwood Quarry - Factory Exhaust Shaft 1 Westwood Quarry Museum Coal Shaft Westwood Quarry Museum Ventilation Shaft Westwood Quarry - Agaric Entrance Westwood Quarry Museum Ventilation Shaft & Ash Hoist Westwood Quarry - Slope Shaft
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Avoncliff/Westwood, Bradford on Avon.
|NGR:||ST 80555 59696|
Two main entrances, a slope shaft and several ventilation shafts, 719,270 square feet. Used by Agaric Mushroom Co. between the wars and MOD/Royal Enfield Cycle Company (1941-70), British Museum (1942-46), V+A Museum (1941-57) and currently Wansdyke Securities (1987-)and Hanson.
Alternate Names: Westwood Stone Quarry, Westwood Quarry Entrances, The Tump
Notes: Has been used for Mushroom growing, Chemical warfare testing, Bike (Royal Enfield) manufacture, National Art Treasure storage. Abandoned areas now include the Mushroom area, Hanson workings and Chemical test areas/Bike Manufacture areas.
This entry was last updated: 2010-01-16 10:06:23
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