Last Alteration: Friday 16 August 2013

Warmwell Quarry

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50°41'35"-02°20'40" show decimal

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Warmwell Quarry
Warmwell, Dorset, DT2 8HU

Warmwell Quarry is owned by Cemex UK Materials Ltd, acquired from RMC Group (Ready Mixed Concrete) in 2005. It is used for both landfill and active quarrying, and is currently due to be closed in 2017.

How to get here from Athelhampton House:

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Road: Turn left out of the car park and head east along Athelhampton Road. This becomes Dorchester Road and eventually passes through Tolpuddle. Continue on to the B3390 (at the A35), and then turn right to follow this south. This eventually reaches Crossways, and then the quarry is just south of the village on the right-hand side. Parking: roadside. (7.1 miles, 23m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

 

Access: privateStatus: alteredQuarry

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 2nd May 2008 by Colin Francis

"Generic shots of the quarry from public accessible spots"

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The Greatest Show in the Galaxy (4)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 14-18 May 1988
Segonax

Survival (2)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 18-23 Jun 1989
The Cheetah Planet.

 

Other nearby locations:

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Lulworth Cove (The Curse of Fenric). Road (10.1 miles, 30m) : Follow the B3390 southeast through Warmwell village, until you reach the main roundabout with the A352. Turn left and follow it until you reach Wool, then join the B3071 and follow it to West Lulworth. Parking: Heritage Centre, minimum 2.50 for 2 hours.

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Athelhampton House (The Seeds of Doom). No route recorded to this location.

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Stanton Court (Ghostlight). Road (8.5 miles, 18m) : Follow the B3390 southeast through Warmwell village, until you reach the main roundabout with the A353. Follow this towards Weymouth, keeping to the coastal road. It becomes Greenhill as you pass the seafront gardens, and number 11 is at the far end, just before the one-way system. Parking: double-yellow lines.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Masters Pit (The Caves of Androzani): 7.16 miles.

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Hanson's Aggregates (Binnegar Plain quarry) (Death to the Daleks): 7.54 miles.

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Binnegar Heath Sand Pit (Destiny of the Daleks): 8.09 miles.

In the News:

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14 Aug 2013: BBC News - Silverlake quarry holiday resort plan submitted

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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11 Sep 2011: Terry Francis: YouTube - Video showing the quarry

Further links about the location:

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Cemex - Official website

Related Stories

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The Greatest Show in the Galaxy [14-18 May 1988]

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Survival [18-23 Jun 1989]

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