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Triple Hole

Sandford Hill, Sandford.

NGR:ST 4268 5906
WGS84:51.32774, -2.82406
Length:152 m
Depth:37 m
Altitude:125 m
Tags:Cave, Mine
Registry:westmendip

Triple Hole consists of three large rifts, interconnected and open to the surface.

Alternate Names: Sandford Rifts West, Triple Hole Cave

Notes: Although mostly natural the cave was undoubtedly exploited for their ochre deposits, probably during the 18th and 19th centuries. Ref: Mendip Underground, MCRA 2013 p 412-413.

Surveys:
Triple Hole, Jenkins, D., 1959

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This entry was last updated: 2014-09-07 18:08:24

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