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Great Swallet

Gruffy Field, Charterhouse-on-Mendip.

NGR:ST 4765 5610
WGS84:51.30160, -2.75230
Length:12 m
Depth:10 m
Altitude:246 m
Tags:Cave, Dig

First examined by UBSS in the 1920s, this large doline lies within the GB Gruffy SSSI and sits directly above the giant boulder choke which separates the end of G. B. Cave from Charterhouse Cave.

Alternate Names: Tyning's Great Swallet

Notes: Digging not permitted without authority from CCC Ltd.

Tyning's Great Swallet, UBSS, 2004
The Charterhouse and GB Cave System, Atkinson, A., 2012

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This entry was last updated: 2014-09-06 20:12:15

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