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Offline langcliffe

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Wezzit, please...
« on: November 09, 2018, 11:38:30 am »
One of the photographs in the Giant's Hole section of the Barry King collection is labelled 'Barry King at Provision House'. I know nothing about Derbyshire caves, and I am not familiar with the name. Does anyone recognise the location? Is it the Eating House? Thanks.


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Re: Wezzit, please...
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2018, 12:19:56 pm »
I'm fairly sure this is just downstream of the large white wall in Lyon Hall / Boss Aven. You sidestep through the flowstone cascades pictured here and then walk down 20m to the head of Garlands Pot. I'll see if I have a recent photo.

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Re: Wezzit, please...
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2018, 12:23:09 pm »
Try this.

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Re: Wezzit, please...
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2018, 12:26:06 pm »
Spot on! Thank you, Pete K.

The Provision House must be a name that's gone out of use. I'll re-label the photograph.

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Re: Wezzit, please...
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2018, 12:28:48 pm »
Location of photo approx here.

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Re: Wezzit, please...
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2018, 01:04:36 pm »
Thanks - I have now re-titled the photograph and moved it to its rightful place.

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Re: Wezzit, please...
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2018, 01:23:20 pm »
Good spot. The names "Base Camp Chamber" , "Provision Hall, and the "Eating House" reflect the expedition-like nature of the exploration of the rest of Giants after Backwash Sump was finally passed in the early 1950's.
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