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Strategically placed chalk quarry

Strategically placed chalk quarry

Woolley & Wallis is delighted to be launching on to the market Charnage Quarry, Mere, comprising a 11.54 acre chalk quarry lying adjacent to the A303. The quarry offers excellent potential for other uses, subject to the necessary permissions, and it is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a unique property in an amazing setting. The guide price for Charnage Quarry is £400,000.

Charnage Quarry is accessed directly from the A303 to the east of the small historic town of Mere, nestled beneath the South Wiltshire Downs. The quarry lies within the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and part of the quarry is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSI).

This unique quarry has been in the same ownership of the past three generations and has more recently been utilised by Hanson’s who’s lease expired in June 2016. Is it estimated to be a further 135kt of chalk left within the site. There is also a large steel framed building which has been used in the past to grade and store chalk extracted from the quarry.

You can get a better view of the land for sale by watching this video.

“We are delighted to be offering Charnage Quarry on the market. The sale is a unique opportunity to purchase a working chalk quarry adjacent to the A303”, comments Sophie Clotworthy of Woolley & Wallis’, Farm & Rural Team in Salisbury. “The quarry is an ideal investment opportunity. We expect the quarry to attract a great deal of interest from a wide range of potential purchasers, looking at the site for a variety of purposes.

For further details and to arrange a viewing of the land please contact Sophie Clotworthy, Woolley & Wallis Salisbury 01722 424515

Sophie Clotworthy
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Sophie Clotworthy

Farm & Rural Agent

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