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Asylums + Hospitals -

Bangor Hospital   Cane Hill   Cane Hill Demolition   Central Middlesex Hospital   Cherry Knowles  Denbigh  Deva  Fairmile Hospital   Graylingwell Asylum  Harperbury Hospital  Hellingly  High Royds   Holywell  King Edward VII   Lancaster Moor   Leybourne Grange 
Lincoln General   Severalls   St Clements   St Georges   St Marys   UCL Middlesex   West Park   West Middlesex Hospital
Whittingham Hospital  Worcester Royal Infirmary  Yardley Green 

Military -

Anstruther Rotor Bunker Crowborough GCHQ + Aspidistra  Dover   Drakelow RSG/RGHQ Farleigh Down Tunnel   Fort Burgoyne Fort Paull   Goosnargh Bunker  Lansdown No.12 Group HQ  Kelvedon Hatch  Llanberis Ammunition Store  Longcross Barracks  Maidstone No.1 Group HQ  Monkton Farleigh  North Weald Mobilisation Centre  RAF Chilmark  RAF Holmpton  RAF Newton  
RAF Wartling  ROC Posts   Royal Military Academy   Wentworth Command Bunker

Industrial -

Battersea Power Station  Chinnor Cement Works   Fletchers Paper Mill  Ford Dagenham  Horton Kirby Paper Mill
HP Sauce Factory  NGTE Pyestock  Shipton Cement Works  SLP Engineering  Tolly Cobbald Brewery

Underground -

Browns Folly  Box freestone Quarry  Carshalton Air Raid Shelter  Eastry Chalk Mine  Epsom Road Deep Shelter  Hever Caves  Monks Quarry  Paris Catacombs  Paris Catacombs - 4 Day Visit  Ramsgate Tunnels  Ridge Quarry   Shorts Factory 
Swan Quarry (Kingsdown)  Westwood Quarry 

Other -

BIBRA Laboratory  Big Brother House  Chichester Emergency Bunker   Crawley Borough Emergency Bunker   Drapers Tower   Duke of Lancaster   Firbeck Hall   Lincoln Conservative Club  Pleasureland 
Silverlands  St Josephs Seminary   St Pancras Station  Tank testing Facility  Ushaw Seminary 

Hever Caves

Visited October 2008

Near Hever Castle under a mound in a wooded area is an outcrop of rock that has had passages carved out of the rock.

There are two entrances and at each entrance are doors made from stone with metal hinges with a metal wheel foot toi support the weight of the door.
When closed they blend in with the surrounding rock to hide the entrance.

Also in the passage is a flat bench and electrical switches presumably for lights.
The fixings look similar to those found during world war 2.
But the caves are very isolated and so am unsure as to where the power would come from.

Local rumours say it was an underground hospital, but it is far too small and isolated.
It is more likely that it was used for hiding smuggled goods or built as a victorian folly.
But next to the caves is another small tunnel that heads for Hever Castle, its a tight crawl but the further down you go the more filled up with sand it becomes.
It has been said that there is a secret tunnel leading out of Hever Castle but nobody knew where it went, maybe this is it?

Hever caves entrances Very old writing in the rockHever caves stone doorelectrical wiring in Hever cavesElectrical switch in Hever caves Wheel on bottom of stone doorHever caves tunnelHever Castle entrance

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