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Westbury Quarry is located in the heart of Mendip hills in Somerset. The site covers a total area of 34 acres of which approximately 17 acres contain the working areas of the quarry which has 5 levels with a depth of over 60m. The quarry is most famous for being the site of the Westbury Cave which collapsed approximately 600,000 years ago preserving a nationally important collection of fossils including small mammals and cave bears. This area is designated as an Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and the whole site is within the Mendip Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).