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Charterhouse Cave

Gruffy Field, Charterhouse-on-Mendip.

NGR:ST 47747 56201
WGS84:51.30252, -2.75092
Length:5218 m
Depth:228 m
Altitude:255 m

Initial constricted passage leads to roomy stream passage intercepting two large chambers then a dangerous choke, followed by a further section of well decorated streamway and an even longer section of fossil passage.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: Currently the deepest cave on Mendip.

Digging not permitted without authority from CCC Ltd.

10 Figure NGR recorded with differential GPS June 2010

Hydrographic Feeds: Read's Grotto.

Hydrographic Resurgences: Cheddar risings

Charterhouse Cave, Moody, P & Moody, A., 1984
The Charterhouse and GB Cave System, Atkinson, A., 2012

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