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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Doddington Chalk Mine

Doddington Chalk Mine (United Kingdom)


No.1 (TQ948582) - open chalkwell now grilled as a bat habitat

No.2 (TQ923544) - chalkwell reported to be open but not visited

Nos.3-5 (TQ935582) - open chalkwell (shaft 14 metres) with 3 chambers. Adjacent are 2 filled chalkwells

Nos.6-7 (TQ935582) - open chalkwell partly blocked with scrap metal. Adjacent is a filled chalkwell.

No.8 (TQ935582) - open tunnel running into quarry face for 29 metres to extract chalk.

No.9 (TQ934573) - filled chalkwell that was possibly the last one to be dug in 1904-08

No.10 (TQ944576) - filled chalkwell

Nos.11-16 (TQ929553) - 6 filled chalkwells

No.17 (TQ928555) - filled chalkwell

No.18 (TQ930554) - filled chalkwell

No.19 (TQ931556) - filled chalkwell

No.20 (TQ932556) - partly filled chalkwell

No.21 (TQ933556) - partly filled chalkwell

No.22 (TQ935554) - filled chalkwell

No.23 (TQ931552) - filled chalkwell

No.24 (TQ931547) - filled chalkwell

No.25 (TQ929547) - filled chalkwell

No.26 (TQ929548) - filled chalkwell

No.27 (TQ931549) - filled chalkwell

No.28 (TQ932585) - filled chalkwell

No.29 (TQ957587) - filled chalkwell

No.30 (TQ927573) - partly filled chalkwell

Nos.31-32 (TQ934567) - open chalkwell but has been used to dump dead animals and insecticide so not explored. Adjacent is a further filled chalkwell

No.33 (TQ942590) - filled chalkwell

No.34 (TQ936567) - filled chalkwell

No.35 (TQ932579) - filled chalkwell

No.36 (TQ924533) - chalkwell reported but not visited

No.37 (TQ935574) - filled chalkwell

References
"Deneholes", Chelsea Speleological Society, page 12

"Kent & East Sussex Underground", Kent Underground Research Group

"Deneholes Part 2", Chelsea Speleological Society, page 50-54

Photos of Doddington Chalk Mine

Historic Photographs Of Doddington Denehole
Historic Photographs Of Doddington Denehole (0 photos)
Last updated July 7th 2008 by legacyuser
Photographs Of Doddington Denehole
Photographs Of Doddington Denehole (0 photos)
Last updated July 7th 2008 by legacyuser

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Major Mining Region

Doddington Chalk Mine belongs to the Kent region.

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