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Swildon's Hole

Priddy.

NGR:ST 5312 5131
WGS84:51.25901, -2.67321
Length:9146 m
Depth:167 m
Altitude:238 m
Classes:cave
Registry:mcr-cs

Active system with extensive streamways and fossil upper series. The far reaches to Sump 9 can be explored without the need of diving apparatus. Beyond has been explored to Swildon's 12 by CDG.

Alternate Names: St. Swithin's Cave

Notes: The farmer, Mr. Robin Main, has said that no ill-equipped parties of children should enter the cave.

Surveys:
[Fault Chamber Extensions : Severn Aven and Trench Aven], Allen, P., 1964
Blue Pencil Aven, SMCC, 1964
Upper Series [REF Brit Cav 18,45a
Swildon's Hole, Priddy, Somerset, Wessex Cave Club based on the work by others, 2007

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