A slope shaft is a quarry entrance, dug in to the ground at an incline. Often they include pedestrian access via steps as well as rails for a cart used to extract the quarry's product.
Brewers Yard Quarry - Brewers Yard Quarry has a very narrow slope shaft
Slope Shaft Photo - A photograph looking down a slope shaft
Box Quarry Fact Sheet - More details about underground quarrying
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- Browns Folly Mine
Browns Folly Mine is an average sized Bath Stone quarry which was originally part of Monkton Farleigh Mine however when the War Department converted part of the quarry in to an ammunitions store they separated part of the quarry which is the area now known as Browns Folly.