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Chartist Cave, Ogof Fawr, Chartists' Cave, Chartists Cave, Chartist's Cave, Tylles Fawr


NGR: SO 12770 15231
533 m.asl

Powys , Northern Outcrop - East (Morlais to Abergavenny)
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Cave
Access A large entrance facing South, just to the North of a shallow lake in a peat hollow.
Description The cave is well known as part of the Chartist Movement folklore, being occupied prior to the Newport Rising in 1839. The entrance leads to two passages. The West passage is excavated to a lower series of phreatic chambers and rifts (SVCC, 1970). Length 480m. The East passage ends in a boulder choke after 21m.
History SVCC 1970
Hydrology
Conservation
NPRN: 243133 SSSI: 3159 Mynydd Llangynidr(Geological) GCR: 1056
Survey
SVCC
References
Cullingford, C.H.D. (1951) Exploring Caves,p.65
SVCC: 'Trefil Caves in Brief', 1974
Caves of South Wales, Stratford, T. , 1995
A Caver's View of the Clydach River (Cwmbran Caving Club, 1986), Schuurmans, T.
Geograph
Brendan Marris Caves of South Wales
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 778
© Cambrian Caving Council ⓗ 2017