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Balch Main Chamber

Fairy Cave Quarry, Stoke St.Michael.

NGR:ST 65769 47613
WGS84:51.22667, -2.49159
Length:6 m
Depth:3 m
Altitude:181 m

This unstable, strongly-draughting entrance located at top of a steep rubble chute is all that remains of Balch Cave Main Chamber. It ends in a choke directly above the current termination of Erratic Passage. Scalloping and the remains of formations can be seen on the quarry walls nearby.

Alternate Names: None recorded.

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This entry was last updated: 2021-11-29 14:54:01

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