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Withyhill Cave

Fairy Cave Quarry, Stoke St.Michael.

NGR:ST 6557 4750
WGS84:51.22565, -2.49443
Length:873 m
Depth:24 m
Altitude:166 m
Tags:Cave
Registry:mcr-en

A beautifully decorated cave. A sinuous streamway, which remains active in flood conditions, splits into two branches, Glistening Pool Series and West Passage. The latter terminates in a boulder choke a short distance from Withybrook Slocker.

Alternate Names: Fairy Cave 18

Notes: Discovered by quarrying, April 1972. Cave known to flood in exceptionally wet conditions.

Hydrographic Feeds: Withybrook Slocker

Hydrographic Resurgences: Saint Dunstan's Well West

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