Nunnington Railway Cutting

Moorland Caver (2003)

Discovered late 1860s / early 1870s during the construction of a railway cutting through the Caulkless Spur. Continuing work during the construction of the cutting obscured the cave. The cave consisted of a large chamber with a strong draught. Three fissures led off, one apparently containing a pitch with the sound of running water beyond. It is likely that the main chamber was quarried away during further work in the cutting; however the possibility remains that the fissures survive.


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