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Caves in Wales and the Marches

David William Jenkins

Caves in Wales and the Marches

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Published by Dalesman in Clapham via Lancaster .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Caves -- Wales.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 4.

      Statementby D. W. Jenkins and Ann Mason Williams.
      ContributionsWilliams, Ann Mason, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB608.465 .J4 1967
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5716924M
      LC Control Number70363891

      King Arthur's Cave. The entrance to King Arthur's Cave. King Arthur's Cave is a limestone cave at the foot of a low cliff at the north-western end of Lord's Wood in The Doward, near Symonds Yat, Herefordshire, about four miles northeast of Monmouth, in the Wye Valley.


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Porth yr Ogof is a cave located near the village of Ystradfellte, near the southern boundary of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales. In the cave's passageways had been measured as over kilometres ( mi) in length. Among the cave's fifteen entrances is the largest cave entrance in Wales and one Coordinates: 51°48′02″N 3°33′22″W / Caves in Wales and the Marches book.

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King Arthur's Caves in Wales and the Marches book is a limestone cave at the foot of a low cliff at the north-western end of Lord's Wood in The Doward, near Symonds Yat, Herefordshire, about four miles northeast of Monmouth, in the Wye Valley.

The cave entrance lies about feet above the River Wye on a hill, with aCoordinates: 51°50′14″N 2°39′42″W /. First documented erroneously as Castell Mawr Caves in 'Caves of Wales and the Marches' (). Named Castell Cawr Caves after the hill in which the caves are found. Five caves in a small, disused and overgrown limestone quarry.

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