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The Mendip Caves - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781483168012, 9781483195490

The Mendip Caves

3rd Edition

Author: H. E. Balch
eBook ISBN: 9781483195490
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1947
Page Count: 396
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The Mendip Caves examines the demographic features of Wookey Hole caves, and the Cheddar gorge and caves. This book contains eight chapters that discuss the history of the places and the caves.
The first chapters addresses some important exploration of the subterranean river, Cox’s cave, Gough’s cave, Swallet caves, Rock shelters, and the Badger Hole. The succeeding chapters describe the great Cave of Wookey Hole; characteristics and personalities of the people living in the cave; description of the noises heard inside the cave; the discovery and historical background of the cave; and detailed description of Valley of Wookey Hole and the Gorge of Ebbor. Other chapters examine the artefacts discovered in the cave, the traditions and daily activities done inside the cave, and the antiquity of the caves of Mendip. The last chapters explore the caves and shelters of eastern Mendip, as well as the Levvy of Sandford Hill. The book can provide useful information to the archaeologists, explorers, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

Chapter I. Introductory

Chapter II. The Great Cave of Wookey Hole

Chapter III. The People of the Great Cave

Chapter IV. The Noises of the Cave

Chapter V. The History of Wookey Hole

Chapter VI. The Hyena Den and the Badger Wookey Hole

Chapter VII. The Valley of Wookey Hole and the Gorge of Ebbor

Chapter VIII. The People of the Hills



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