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Aveline's Hole

Burrington Combe.

NGR:ST 4761 5867
WGS84:51.32471, -2.75325
Length:68 m
Depth:16 m
Altitude:99 m

Large phreatic passage slopes down steeply to terminal choke and side rift. Possibly an old resurgence.

Alternate Names: Burrington Cavern, The Cave

Notes: Archaeological site excavated in early 19th century and by UBSS 1920-1929. Boyd Dawkins (1860s) & MNRC (1965) dug final choke. Rock floor reached at c.5m.

Aveline's Hole, Davies, J.A., 1923
Ground-plan and sections of Aveline's Hole, Davies, J.A., 1926
Aveline's Hole, Davies, J.A., 1946

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