Author Topic: Hillwithy Cave, Fairy Cave Quarry  (Read 463 times)

Offline The Old Ruminator

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Hillwithy Cave, Fairy Cave Quarry
« on: October 15, 2020, 09:59:16 am »
I did a quick photo trip in Hillwithy this week. It's a sad little remnant of roomy passage previously part of Withyhill before the quarry separated them and linked to Hilliers Cave by presumably mucky sumps and chokes.

Just passed here was sumped last week. Thin eroded beds close to the Clifton Down - Hotwells Limestone transition.

PA130004 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

Some good bits in high up places.

PA130005 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130010 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

Tree roots.

PA130011 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130019 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130030 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130031 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130035 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130042 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130044 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130051 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130058 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

PA130065 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

Hillwithy and the next run by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

Hillwithy by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

Saw this in my quarry ramblings. Is it a fossil ?

PA130001 by Nicholas Chipchase, on Flickr

Well, you have not had a photo splodge for a while. Still far too few images on here. Doing some video now. More like Laurel and Hardy. My fellow cavers just cant take it seriously. If ever I find out how to edit and post them you may see them one day.



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Re: Hillwithy Cave, Fairy Cave Quarry
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2020, 08:44:53 pm »
Is your last picture a Septarian Nodule that has been engulfed by Limestone a very long time ago ?

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Re: Hillwithy Cave, Fairy Cave Quarry
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2020, 07:46:52 am »
I may be a bit off the mark here and no doubt others, more expert than me, will chime in, but I reckon it's an orange latex working glove.
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