Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Masters Pit

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50°41'40"-02°10'51" show decimal

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Masters Pit
Hansons Aggregates, Stokeford Heath, Gallows Hill, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 7PL

Formerly owned by Amalgamated Roadstone (ARC) it is now part of Hanson's Aggregates business.

How to get here:

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Road: A31 - From the A31, take the B3075 south at Winterborne Zelston and follow it (crossing the A35) until you reach the A351. Turn right and follow this to Wareham, and then join the A352 towards Weymouth. Puddletown Road is on the right, and then continue along here until you reach Master's Pit on the right-hand side in Stokeford Heath. Parking: unknown. +

 

Access: privateStatus: unknownMasters Pit

Photo

Photograph taken: 17th September 2006 by Chuck Foster

"This shot is taken from the roadside on Tollpuddle Road, where part of the fence is low enough to see over into the sand pits. Considering it is a working quarry (big lorry passed me whilst there!), chances of it looking anything like it did in Androzani is negligable!"

The Caves of Androzani (4)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 16 Nov 1983
The Doctor flees from a gathering mud eruption.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Binnegar Heath Sand Pit (Destiny of the Daleks). Road: Follow Puddletown Road southeast until you reach Binnegar Farm - - the quarry is just after this on the left-hand side. Parking: unknown.

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Hanson's Aggregates (Binnegar Plain quarry) (Death to the Daleks). Road: Follow Puddletown Road northwest until you reach the Dorset Golf and Country Club - the old quarry is just after this on the right-hand side. Parking: unknown. Parking roadside

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Lulworth Cove (The Curse of Fenric): 6.03 miles.

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Warmwell Quarry (The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, Survival): 7.16 miles.

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Athelhampton House (The Seeds of Doom): 7.37 miles.

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St Bartholomew's Church (The Awakening): 9.19 miles.

Related Stories

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The Caves of Androzani [15-17 Nov 1983]: The surface of Androzani Minor

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