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W/L Cave

Fairy Cave Quarry, Stoke St.Michael.

NGR:ST 6575 4756
WGS84:51.22620, -2.49186
Length:153 m
Depth:27 m
Altitude:167 m
Classes:cave
Registry:mcr-en

W/L Cave largely consists of a single decorated passage leading to a steeply-inclined chamber. There is a short extension in the roof and a passage at floor level which connects with Shatter Cave beyond a beautifully decorated pool. The cave was revealed by quarrying and dug open by Bob Whitaker and Jerry Lavis (W/L) of CSS in 1967. The connection with Shatter Cave was made in 1973. The main passage is thought to be a continuation of Pool Passage in Balch Cave.

Alternate Names: Fairy Cave 11, New Balch Cave, Balch W/L Extension

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This entry was last updated: 2014-05-29 16:39:31

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