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Designation

Full Cave Registry entry

Access

Showcave entrance was backfilled and sealed for safety reasons, but system is accessible via partially walled-up entrance to Wapping Mine, with no known restrictions. Complex is part of Masson Hill SSSI. The DCA publication 'Cumberland Cavern and Wapping Mine' contains much useful information on the site.

References

  • Adam,W., The Gem of the Peak. Derby., pp.60-61., (Moorland Publishing reprint 1973).
  • Flindall, R. and Hayes, A. (1972), Bull. P.D.M.H.S. Vol.5. No.2., pp.114-127. Survey., Peak District Mines Historical Society.
  • Barnatt, J. & Webb, D. (2002), Cumberland Cavern and Wapping Mine. DCA publication., Derbyshire Caving Association.
  • Webb, D. (2001), A Cave and Mine Conservation Audit for the Masson Hill area. DCA, Survey., Derbyshire Caving Association.