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Westwood Quarry - Main Entrance

Avoncliff/Westwood, Bradford on Avon.

NGR:ST 80555 59696
WGS84:51.33602, -2.28051
Length:0 m
Depth:0 m
Altitude:94 m
Classes:unrecorded
Registry:wbc

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.

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