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Archerfield Cave [2]

North Berwick, Archerfield, Hanging Rocks, Weaklaw Rocks, East Lothian.

NGR:NT 49880 85700
WGS84:56.06150, -2.80647
Length:10 m
Vert. Range:2 m
Altitude:5 m
Geology:Volcanic Conglomerate

A small cave or large rock shelter with signs of human habitation.

Cave No. 2 is located on the west side of the rocky bluff and is now substantially smaller, although its entrance is much wider, being about 9 m wide. It is about 7 m deep and just over 2 m in height. At the rear where the ceiling meets the floor there are several tiny vois sugggesting further development but nothing else to indicate a connection through to Cave No. 1. Cleaner sandstone above the cave's entrance shows large fractures and collapse appears imminent.

Alternate Names: Hanging Rock Cave (2)

Notes: Visited by Jim Salvona nd Alan Jeffreys separately in 2009.

See also Archerfield Cave (1).

Hydrographic Feeds: None

Hydrographic Resurgences: None

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