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Entrance into Castleton Cave Derbyshire

Entrance into Castleton Cave Derbyshire

Medium: Watercolour

Date: 1782

Shelfmark: K Top Vol 11

Item number: 26d

Length: 20.7

Width: 26.4

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

View of the entrance of Castleton Cave or Peak Cavern in Derbyshire. Near the village of Castleton is a series of large natural caverns in the limestone cliffs. Peak Cavern is probably the most well known and impressive. As can be seen in this print, it has an impressive approach and entrance. The entrance is a huge, natural archway which is 60 foot high and 102 ft wide.

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