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G.B. Cave

Gruffy Field, Charterhouse-on-Mendip.

NGR:ST 4759 5623
WGS84:51.30277, -2.75318
Length:1950 m
Depth:134 m
Altitude:253 m
Classes:cave
Registry:mcr-cs

Complex of entrance passages including Devil's Elbow leading to Gorge and Main Chamber. Oxbows and Rumba Alley form major series of side passages. Access to Bat Passage and Great Chamber via 6m climb and boulder choke.

Alternate Names: G.B. Cavern

Notes: Digging not permitted without authority from CCC Ltd.

Hydrographic Resurgences: Cheddar Risings

Surveys:
G.B. Cave, UBSS, 1943
Rough plan of G.B., Stride, R.D., 1944
G.B. Cave, 1945
G.B. Cave, UBSS [Crickmay et al], 1950
G.B. Cave Extension, UBSS, 1963

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