Mendip Cave Registry & Archive

Cave Surveys - Added latest (Oct 2021) Persil Rift survey

Cave Surveys MCRA makes available * Drawn up surveys (below). * The data collected to produce surveys. (Through the Cave Data Archive maintained by the CSG and BCA.) The following surveys are available for download as reduced size images or PDF scans. These are reasonably adequate for printing, but if you require a copy of the original file (mainly high resolution TIFF format) please contact the MCRA.

Articles and Books - [Original Articles] Added N Graham Portland Articles. ...

Articles and Books Original Articles This section contains original articles of spelaeological interest [An overview of the archaeology of Mendip caves and karst] by Vince Simmonds (revised 2016). [Swildon's - What's in a name?] A Suggestion for the derivation of the name Swildon's by R. M. Taviner [The Great Wheel Pit Mystery] by R. M. Taviner [The Sandford Gulf and other lost caves of Sandford Hill] by R. M. Taviner

Diary - Added 2022 AGM

Diary Please note, unless otherwise stated, the MCRA meetings are for registrars and invited guests. Date Event Location 9th January 2022 7:00pm AGM & Registrars Meeting Zoom

Latest News & Updates - Added ATLAS 2021 digging logs

Latest News & Updates 1 Jan 2022 - ATLAS digging logs for 2021 added to the archive. 25 Jul 2021 - Dr. W. I. Stanton's 'Map of Mendip Depressions', on which he plotted hundreds of karst features, many of which have since been lost to farming or development, has been digitised thanks to Tom Harrison and is now included for viewing as part of the