Winford Ochre Mines aka Winford Redding Pits.In Redhouse House Quarry. The entrance to the quarry is blocked by a large and very heavy fallen gate post and is at the junction of Frog Lane and Redlands Way. A leadership system is operation. Contact Alan Gray, email: [email protected] />Log Entry Vol 37 010514Mine No Name NGR ST 53348 63801 A 149 m A 3 ft high entrance looks if it goes for 12 feet or more. Appears to be partially filled in. It is at the top of a twelve feet high slope. Mine No 1 NGR ST 53393 63658 A143 m L 310 m VR 5 m Entrance about 3 ft square with gate. In cliff face about 50 feet down from top of cliff.Mine No 2 NGR ST 53463 63676 A 141 83 m. Entrance with gate at floor level, about 100 m from Mine No 2. Mine No 3 Bat Roost Mine. NGR ST 53471 63769 A 139 m On the opposite side of the valley from Mine No 2. With a plaque at the entrance which reads: "This bat roost was created in 2005 memory of Dave Clarke who devoted his life to wild life. It was made possible by the generosity of his family, friends and a Defra grant".In an area across the road from the quarry there is an old quarry, now grassed and wooded over. No mines but an enormous badger set, three holes and a pile of earth 6 feet high containing some iron slag. I came out at the other end opposite a house called Hazel Lodge.References:Williams, Les: Descent (149) Aug/Sept 1999 15; and (154) 18 June/July 2000 Gated by the owner. Earth Colours-Mendip and Bristol Ochre 2012 26-61MU5 149-150
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