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Banwell Caves Survey

a note by 'Wig'

The survey of Banwell Stalagmite Cave and the Bone Cave was made in 1976 by Marie Clarke and Chris Richards.  They used a Prismatic Compass, Clinometer and tape, calibrated thus to BCRA Grade 5.  The passage outline was sketched in from memory.  So a BCRA Grade 5A is claimed for this survey.  The original is shortly to be given to the Mendip Survey Scheme for photocopying.  The surlvey is drawn on detail paper and will be returned to Chris Richards.

The surveys, plan and elevation are reproduced on the following pages.