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Nettle Pot

Entrance of Nettle Pot


See map for authorised routes to these sites from B6061 road. Call at Oxlow House Farm first where £2 charge is payable. Failure to do this could upset future access for everybody. No changing available at farm, limited parking at Farm in the small yard immediately next to the road in front of the barn, do not obstruct gates, a small parking fee of £1 is charged. Alternatively, use roadside verge but beware, as parked vehicles have been broken into. Do not approach entrances from Rowter Farm direction. Waymarkers in place to help locate Nettle Pot. Leave all entrance lids secure and heed any warning notices posted on state of these sites & their entrances. Report any problems to DCA.


High levels of CO2 are regularly experienced in the deeper parts of the system.


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O'Neill, P. (1987) , D.C.A. N/L No.65., pp.2-4. Survey., Derbyshire Caving Association
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