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Compton Martin Ochre Mine

Compton Combe, Compton Martin.

NGR:ST 5420 5670
WGS84:51.30756, -2.65843
Length:399 m
Depth:18 m
Altitude:152 m

Low tunnel at back of opencast working leads into mazy mine in single bed of red ochre, worked by pillar and stall method.

Alternate Names: The Redding Works, Cliff Quarry

Notes: Thought to have been worked between 1910 and 1960 as a small, usually two man, business.

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