Olga Lehmann’s murals in the Spring Quarry canteen were a highlight from one of the most memorable nights out under Wiltshire. We came so close to the grail, but that had to wait until another time.
Stories of cranes, trains and model planes…
Afterwards, nothing would quite be the same again…
Sub Depot 3 Monkton Farleigh was the largest of the WW2 Central Ammunition Depots of Wiltshire. Districts 19 and 20 remain unconverted to modern storage, and plenty of artefacts have survived the years of vandalism and metal theft. Titular source
Though we were 60 years too late!
The giant insect slipped back into it’s brick-lined bore and slumbered…
At one time, this street in a Secret Underground City somewhere out west, would have been full of Mods, buying the latest in fish-tailed khaki fashions. Sadly shut since 1994.
We’re hanging out with Shacklepot Neddy, undisturbed for over 50 years.
The presence of a large fault meant that the quarry was worked on two levels. This is one of the two inclines that connected the upper and lower levels.
Vent shaft, Monks Park Quarry.
Former stone mine, part converted to ammunition storage and abandoned sometime in the 1950’s.
Pneumatic tubes were used to transfer canisters with Very Secret info around the bunker.