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Fauld Crater Red Walk | Hanbury

Summary This walk explores the site of the WWII Fauld Explosion site, which occurred November 27th 1944. 4,000 tones of high explosives stored in the chambers of an unused gypsum mine was accidently detonated. Causing catastrophic damage to the Village…

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Summary The RAF Fauld explosion was a military accident which occurred at eleven minutes past eleven on the morning of Monday, 27 November in1944 at the RAF Fauld underground munitions storage depot in East Staffordshire. It was one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history and…

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The Cock Inn

Summary On the edge of the pretty little village of Hanbury in East Staffordshire, The Cock Inn stands in an elevated position overlooking the Dove Valley with spectacular views towards the Weaver Hills in Staffordshire and the hills of the…

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