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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
Gallery

Brendan Marris
2017
Survey
SWCC 1953 (redrawn 1987); GOG 2000 (data)
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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