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Ellick Farm Swallet

Blackdown, Burrington Combe.

NGR:ST 4927 5780
WGS84:51.31703, -2.72930
Length:0 m
Depth:0 m
Altitude:216 m
Tags:Sink
Registry:mcr-cn

A stream, which rises from Ellick Springs (ST 4922 5731) on the north-east flank of Black Down, sinks in a large wet area of the valley floor. It was dug inconclusively by BEC circa 1956. MKHP tested the stream to Rickford Rising (4 hours) and Langford Risings (4 hours) in 1968. The stream may be the one seen in the lower reaches of Lionel's Hole.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Hydrographic Resurgences: Rickford and Langford Risings

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This entry was last updated: 2014-07-20 11:38:07

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