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Llanelly Quarry Pot, Llanelly Quarry Pothole


NGR: SO 22468 12408
270 m.asl

Monmouthshire , Northern Outcrop - East (Morlais to Abergavenny)
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Active Pothole
Access The cave lies in the far right hand corner of the quarry.
Description A sizeable cave with a long streamway which reappears in Shakespeare's Cave further down the gorge. The rift near the entrance is narrow and there is danger from loose rocks near the entrance.
History M.Davies, BNSSS, 1963; Llanelly Diggers discovered streamway after digging from 1986-1988
Hydrology
Conservation
SSSI: 0381 Cwm Clydach (Mixed)
Survey
Belfry Bulletin 1, (190), 2-5, 1963
HCC (1987)
Descent 85, 1988
References
Belfry Bulletin 1, (190), 2-5, 1963. A new cave near Brecon
AxCG nl. Sep 1964 p.92, C.Graham
SWCC Newsletter 52, Mel Davies Recent Cave Discoveries in S Wales, in 3. Llanelly Quarry Pothole, 1966
A Caver's View of the Clydach River (Cwmbran Caving Club, 1986), Schuurmans, T.
Soft Rocks and Hard Mud, Descent 85, pp.20-23 (1988), Phil Checketts, Ashley Dickenson, Mike Green
CDG nl.91 (1989)
Brendan Marris Caves of South Wales
Cambrian Cave Registry entry 849
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