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Craig Y Nos Quarry Cave


NGR: SN 84172 15024
259 m.asl

Powys , Northern Outcrop - West (Black Mountain)
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Cave
Access Cave entrance up on shoulder in Craig Y Nos Quarry. The cave is situated in an old quarry on the West side of the Swansea to Sennybridge road, just before Craig-y-Nos Castle. The entrance is about one third of the way up the quarry on a shoulder dividing two of the quarry faces.
Description A squeeze on the left of the entrance passage leads to the main system which consists of large passages filled with clay and boulders.
History Found in 1939 and re-visited by SWCC in 1949
Hydrology
Conservation
Survey
SWCC 1953
References
Cullingford, C.H.D. (1951) Exploring Caves,pp.73
British Caver, 25, 1954, p.27
Caves of South Wales, 1995, p.95
Caves in Wales and the Marches (Dalesman), Jenkins, D.W. & Williams, A.M., 1st Ed.1963, p.26
SWCC Newsletter, 1949
SWCC, Our Caves No. 6, 1953, p.17
Brendan Marris Caves of South Wales
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 295
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