18th August 2012

With Alex. Set up tripod to clear the spoil stacked at the base of the entrance pitch back to the surface. Clearance might at times appear to be rather tedious but with restricted storage space it is necessary and forward progress has to be put on hold until it is done, and it means that the digging only requires minimal manpower. After the spoil was cleared we spent a little time tidying and gardening around the surface in an effort to keep the cattle away from the cave entrance area.

Author: mendipgeoarch

Archaeologist, Geologist, Speleologist