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Ogof Nant Rhin


NGR: SO 2104 1242
250 m.asl

Monmouthshire , Northern Outcrop - East (Morlais to Abergavenny)
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Rising Cave
Access Situated in the Clydach Gorge. From the large lay-by on the Heads of the Valley Road (A465), scramble down the bank towards the river, trending downstream. The entrance is situated in an unstable scree slope, 2m above the river.
Description An active resurgence cave containing many fine calcite formations but totally inaccessible to anyone of larger than average build.
History First Explored 1991
Hydrology
Conservation
SSSI: 0080 Mynydd Llangatwg (Mixed)
Survey
T. Copeland et al 1993, Descent 111; Roy Morgan, Pelobates 86
References
Descent 111
Caves of South Wales, Stratford, T. , 1995
Descent 222 p.11, Martyn Farr, Access and rock fall
Brendan Marris Caves of South Wales
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 1277
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