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Underground tunnel at Basil Hill Barracks, Corsham, Wiltshire

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Reference Number: AA030780
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Caption: The extensive underground stone quarries at Corsham were acquired in 1938 as bomb-proof depots, and by 1943 the Central Ammunition Depot was the largest in the world. The main railway line enters the complex via this tunnel.
Photographer: M Hesketh-Roberts Date Taken: January 2002
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
Featured in Story:Underground factories and depots: a wartime development
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