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Rabbit Hole

Sandford Hill.

NGR:ST 42879 59174
WGS84:51.32878, -2.82122
Length:7 m
Depth:7 m
Altitude:113 m
Tags:Mine, Shaft
Registry:westmendip

Marked (with an incorrect location) on the Sidcot School Sandford Hill Speleological Survey of 1959 as SSSS-32-C this 7m deep shaft was explored by MNRC in 1956 & SSSS in 1959 and is now completely filled. The shaft is located inside a clearing containing a vast cone of spoil, indicating that the shaft must once have been of far greater depth. There is an attractive stone-lined pit a few metres to the north-west.

Alternate Names: MNRC-5, SSSS-32-C, Egg Hole

Notes: Ref: P.A.E. Stewart, Report on investigations of mineshafts on Sandford HIll, WNHAS & MNRC Report 46/47 pp 29-33 (1955/1956); SSSS, Sandford Survey Notes (1959-63).

Surveys:
Egg Hole and Robert's Paradise, Jenkins, D., 1959

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This entry was last updated: 2016-10-19 14:40:13

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