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Worm's Head Cave, CSGCAA.WH1


NGR: SS 38380 87715
14 m.asl

Swansea , Gower
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Cave
Access The entrance is at the extreme tip of Worm's Head and entry can only be gained by climbing down the Western face of the outer head.
Description The cave is difficult to enter and the causeway is clear for about 2.5 hours only each side of low water. A 9 metre entrance passage gives access to a chamber about 6 metres wide. There is another low passage at the end.
History
Hydrology
Conservation
NPRN: SSSI: 0809 Gower Coast: Rhossili to Porteynon (Mixed/M)
Gallery

Brendan Marris
2016
Survey
References
Leland's Itinerary Hearne Ed.
Royal Institution of South Wales Rep. 14-15, 1919-20. Archaeological finds
Royal Institution of South Wales Rep. 20-25, 1923, 24.
Proc.Swansea Science and Field Naturalist Society 2, 262-290. 1947. Location, description and archaeology.
Gower Caves, Allen,E.E. & Rutter,J.G. 1948
British Caver 20, 61-68. 1950
British Caver 34, 16-17. 1962 Extract from Leland's It.
British Caving (Routledge Kegan Paul), Cullingford, C.H.D., 2nd Ed. 1962,
Caves in Wales and the Marches (Dalesman), Jenkins, D.W. & Williams, A.M., 1963. Location description and brief details.
The Caves of Gower (Gower Society),Grenfell,H and Morris, B, 1971, p.12
Davies, M, 1993, Caves of the South Gower Coast: an archaeological assessment
NT heritage record
Brendan Marris Caves of the South Gower Coast
Gazetteer of Human Remains in Caves
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 1075
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