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Great Britain Farleigh down stone quarry (Brown's folly), Wiltshire 20/1/22

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I'm sure this place has been explored a lot throughout the years, but I personally have never been to a mine before so could not resist. (I know, shocking)

So the mines themselves have been around for centuries, probably as early as the 13th century, and then more recently re-purposed as an ammunition depot during the second World War. The only way in that we knew of was a drop between the trees and bushes, discreetly hiding a chamber to the quarry. The entry into the main site was through a narrow crawl space from the first chamber. It really is an army crawl, and was incredibly muddy and wet but that is the way of the urbex. Once inside though, I was pleasantly surprised to see the place untouched by vandalism. Who knows how long some of the drawings on the rocks have been there for? There was a lot hidden there, and unfortunately we didn't do the whole area that we could as this was a last minute urbex and only had so much juice in the torches. Did not want to get lost in there and if I wasn't with someone who had been there before I probably would have gotten lost. Its a maze! Sorry for the long write up, enjoy the photos

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Cant beat a bit of Browns.
Strangely I haven't been to the folly itself either.
 

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Please don't apologise for a long writeup. Its what makes a report interesting. Browns has been done hundreds of times by many individuals, their own experiences are what make the report.

The folly is an interesting one, but I have only seen it at night. Once when my group got a bit lost trying to find muddy hole, and the other here. I didnt see the stairs but like most others, not keen!

Well done, a bet you had a great time.
 
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