Full Cave Registry entry



No known restrictions affecting access to upper or lower of two connected mine levels. The grid reference given is for the upper entrance. For upper level take public footpath between cottages, following this until the last cottage. Keep on the path until the end of the garden where there is a stile, or the stone posts for an old gate. After a further 20 metres, find a way through the bushes to your left, uphill, and slightly back towards the cottages. Follow this line to a mine entrance (blind) and then contour left to a prominent rocky cliff with a low adit entering it, climb bank and turn left. Entrance to lower level is in wood below cottages - NGR SK 28299 57692.


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