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Loxton Cavern

Loxton.

NGR:ST 37437 55894
WGS84:51.29872, -2.89874
Length:277 m
Depth:24 m
Altitude:35 m
Tags:Cave
Registry:westmendip

Discovered by ochre mining 1757 the cave was recorded and described by Alexander Catcott and others. Cornish miners looked for copper in the 1790's and the cave was "lost" in 1807. The cave was rediscovered in 2003.

Alternate Names: Lost Cave of Loxton, Loxton Old Cave

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This entry was last updated: 2018-10-28 11:35:40

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