The former stone mine/ammo dump at Monkton Farleigh was a vast series of tunnels which during the war stored some several millions of tons of explosives. The site was served by two surface entrances and a depot on the London/Bristol main line with a 3/4 mile tunnel into the mine. About half of the site had a cable-hauled railway while the other half used conveyor belts. During the mid 80s it was open to the public for a while, which gave a chance to have a look around!

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