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Bomb Proof Records Room, Bristol

The Bristol Port Railway and Pier company (BPRP) ran from a main terminus at Hotwells (originally called Clifton), northwards to west of Bristol city centre

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London Road Deep Shelter, Portsmouth

London Road Shelter in the Portsdown area of Portsmouth was constructed as a shelter during the second world war. The second deep shelter of its

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Bethel Quarry, Wiltshire

Bethel Quarry started it’s life in the hands of the Bath and Portland Stone Company but when quarrying finished it was put to a new

Ystrad Einion Copper Mine
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Ystrad Einon Copper Mine, Wales

The mine itself could possibly date back as far as the mid  1700’s but first real records show it was re-established 1871 but production was

Military Underground

Farleigh Down Tunnel, Batheaston – Wiltshire

Monkton Farleigh ammunition depot utilised an old stone quarry below a plateau some 450 feet above the valley floor in which ran the main line

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Dreadnaught Storm Drain, Bristol

Built in 1974 the ?dreadnaught? storm drain runs from Bishopsworth through to an outfall on the diverted stream of the river Avon in Bedminster. The

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Bridge Valley Road Deep Shelter, Bristol

Visited in August 2008 this shelter and former railway tunnel has become one of the hottest topics in Bristol due to the closure of the

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Rednaught Storm Drain, Bristol

The Malago Innterceptor storm drain pre dates dreadnaught by over 100 years.  It’s given the rednaught nickname due to its red brick construction.  A shorter

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Dreadnaught Storm Drain, Bristol

Built in 1974 the ‘dreadnaught’ storm drain runs from Bishopsworth through to an outfall on the diverted stream of the river Avon in Bedminster.  The

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Adam & Eve, Ham Green, Bristol

Along the River Avon is a stretch of wall known as ‘Hung Road’ – it was this part of the river leading into central Bristol

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Victoria Tunnel, Newcastle

The Victoria Tunnel is an early Victorian Grade II listed structure built to transport coal to the River Tyne from a colliery at Spital Tongues,

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Clifton Rocks Railway, Bristol

Have visited this absolutely wonderful site several times in the last few years. So much history crammed into a little known ‘white elephant’ of a