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Emborough Quarries

( Somerset )

Yo BW dnr
y Ol Chucky
Running Scared
time for a scrub
Store room BMC 2
Ol Chucky
Last one left...
Quiet Time 2 ...
Khoi DNR
JPS Crawl 4
Im Waiting 2
escape hatch
Fish bowl DNR
Enter your dreams dnr
Double Back DNR
Crooked Case dnr
BMC Blah

Emborough Quarry is a dormant quarry and has been since I have no idea when. The limestone quarry is separated into two areas by an impressive 7-arched viaduct.

The quarry was owned by the Emborough Stone Co. and registered in 1907, mining roadstone. This company was one of the original partners of the Roads Reconstruction Ltd in 1934. It continued to operate until after World War II.

The disused quarry has yielded a wide variety of remains of vertebrate fossils, amongst which the early reptiles are particularly well represented. Of special note is Kuehneosaurus latus which is one of the earliest-known flying vertebrates.

It was declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in 1971.

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