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Great Britain Balham Chalk Mine - Aug 19

BikinGlynn

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Underground site? barely to be honest I think this was an open cast quarry where they had a bit of a dapple with going into the hillside.

Just a tiny mine so just a tiny report, Im struggling to find any history on this one but believe it may of been started around 1909 though there was numerous chalk quarries in the area.

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The "mine" basically consists of 4 drives into the chalk face that go back about 75ft, one has a nice vertical shaft, that is precariously covered with some bits of tin.

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The rest have been used to store general crap & the obligatory asbestos sheets!

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Thanks for looking
 
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