High Mine SSSS-22-K Test Mine SSSS-22-N Sandford Quarry Mine SSSS-22-O Elephant Cave Triple Hole Spar Shaft MCRA-SH-10 Summit Plantation Mine SSSS-22-F Sandford Bone Fissure SSSS-22-B Bighorn Rift Coffee Pot Sandford Quarry Cave No.2 Rock Girt Pit SMCC-15 SMCC-19 MCRA-SH-6 MCRA-SH-5 Classic Shaft Sandford Ochre Cave SMCC-18 ACG-27 SMCC-14 Auger's Mines MCRA-SH-12 SMCC-17 ACG-26 Holly Shafts Pearl Mine Mangle Hole MCRA-SH-11 Sandford Quarry Cave Sandford Rake SSSS-32-N Rabbit Hole Scum Hole SMCC-12 SMCC-10 Bat Hole Robert's Paradise Sandford Gulf Skeleton Rift ACG-07 Fern Mine South Rift Sandford Quarry Badger Caves SMCC-8 MCRA-SH-4 MCRA-SH-3 MCRA-SH-2 SSSS-02-A SMCC-7 ACG-05 MCRA-SH-7 Groof House Shafts MCRA-SH-8 Sandford Levvy
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A mine located on the very summit of the hill. This site lay just east of High Mine, next to the summit trig point. One local legend suggested that the fabled lost Gulf lay somewhere nearby. A twisting 12m deep shaft led to a small chamber, where a further 2m drop reached a pool. A mined out calcite vein could be followed east for 20m, while a blocked passage to the west probably once connected with High Mine. Sadly the mine has been quarried away.
Alternate Names: SSSS-22-J
Notes: Ref: W. I. Stanton, Logbook 6 pp 36-43 (1949-1950) available online via the MCRA at www.mcra.org.uk/logbooks
This entry was last updated: 2014-04-20 17:25:52
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