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News 2009

Caving news received too late for inclusion in Descent ...

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Swildon's Hole

On 27 November 2009 movement was again reported in the entrance to Swildon's Hole on Mendip. Water had undermined some of the slabs and these had to be lowered to make the area safer. Even so, this part of the cave remained unstable, especially given the heavy rainfall that continued into December. As the entrance area was not considered safe, in mid-December Swildon's Hole was closed by the landowner. No visits until further notice ... (Descent 211)