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Wigmore Swallet

Wigmore, Chewton Mendip.

NGR:ST 5571 5256
WGS84:51.27046, -2.63625
Length:1000 m
Depth:110 m
Altitude:265 m

Active swallet. Series of tight passages and pitches with high level chambers dropping down to large active streamway, all in Dolomitic Conglomerate. Divers have passed three upstream and nine downstream sumps to reach too tight passages.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

Notes: Dug by MNRC 1934-36, by WCC 1938 and by BEC 1977-93. Main cave was entered in 1991.

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