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Foxes Hole

Burrington Combe.

NGR:ST 48234 58221
WGS84:51.32073, -2.74423
Length:48 m
Depth:10 m
Altitude:172 m
Tags:Cave, CROW

Entry to large chamber at end of which short descent gives way to muddy/wet terminal chamber.

Alternate Names: Plumley's Den, Fox's Hole, Bat's Lair

Notes: Also known as Plumley DEN in which John Plumley sought refuge from Judge Jeffries men. Site should not be confused with Plumley's HOLE [qv] at the bottom of Burrington Combe.

Foxes Hole, Compton Bishop, Stanton, W.I., 1948
Foxes Hole, Compton Bishop, Tucker, J.H., 1961

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