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Cooper's Hole

Cheddar Gorge.

NGR:ST 46821 54016
WGS84:51.28279, -2.76388
Length:74 m
Depth:25 m
Altitude:42 m

Large entrance at road level gives access to two routes. To right 12m long tunnel - often flooded. From left side rift leads to low bedding-plane (Thynne Squeeze) and on to terminal chamber. Before Thynne Squeeze ascending passage to surface.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: Contact The Manager of Cheddar Caves Ltd., Cheddar, Somerset, enclosing a sae.

An archaeologically important site. Dug by Parry 1931-2, MCG c1960.

Coopers Hole, Cheddar Gorge, MCG, 1959
Coopers Hole, Rennie, Mike and Cabb, Ted, 1959
Deposits in Coopers Hole, Reynolds, 1961
Caves of Cheddar Gorge, Stanton, W.I., 1965
The Cheddar Caves, Stanton, W.I., 1952
Cooper's Hole, Atkinson, A., 2015

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