TQ7361 : Quarry tunnel at Burham

taken 19 years ago, near to Eccles, Kent, Great Britain

Quarry tunnel at Burham
Quarry tunnel at Burham
This tunnel was dug to access a large chalk pit dug into the hillside below Bluebell Hill. The steel gates are open for anyone willing to brave the interior. The pits supplied chalk to APCM's Burham Cement Works (at TQ71876075), which commenced making Portland cement in 1854 and ceased operation in 1938.
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TQ7361, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 June, 1999   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 July, 2005
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 734 614 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:19.5589N 0:29.2580E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 734 614
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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