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  Gas Works Cave  
This cave was discovered at the back of the old gas works when workmen were preparing a site for a gas tank in 1860. This Cave has a unique cantilever entrance. When Sir James Simpson (discoverer of chloroform) discovered this cave there was a millstone at the entrance. It was still visible there until the fall from the roof in the 1960’s over 100 years later. Sir James found particles of grain here, took these home and planted them in his garden where they germinated This Cave has a unique cantilever entrance. When Sir James Simpson discovered this cave there was a millstone at the entrance.
Gas Works Cave

The mill stone was still visible until the fall from the roof in the 1960’s.


If entering be very careful to check the roof first for signs of cracks.

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