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Banwell Ochre Cave - 1

Banwell Plain Hill, Banwell.

NGR:ST 4060 5904
WGS84:51.32734, -2.85390
Length:62 m
Depth:12 m
Altitude:43 m

A low entrance passage leads into roomy upper and lower galleries. This mine was once used to store the empty mining drams and there are rails and stemples still in situ.

Alternate Names: Pool Mine

Banwell Ochre Mines, Copestake, J., Tonkin, G., Smith, B., 1952
Banwell Ochre MInes, Hunt, J.W., 1956

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