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Aisholt Cave

Quarry NNW of Aisholt, Quantock Hills.

NGR:ST 19199 36109
WGS84:51.11855, -3.15582
Length:15 m
Depth:3 m
Altitude:185 m
Tags:Cave, Dig

Entrance situated at the base of an old quarry face. It is an obvious tube emitting a powerful draught particularly on hot summer days. A 3m long wriggle enters a breccia filled chamber with a fractured roof by way of a 2m drop created by excavation of the floor of the chamber. There is a small side passage to the left as one enters and choked extensions to the right. At the far end of the chamber an excavated crawl leads to a shallow dug shaft in boulders and shale.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: The landowner has refused permission to dig at present and placed a gate on the cave.

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This entry was last updated: 2018-12-21 17:40:48

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