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Creswell Crags

Cave / Rock Shelter


According to W B Dawkins' 1880 "Early Man in Britain" (an excerpt online at,
the 'Pin Hole Cave' is so called because people used to drop a pin in (for luck? for a wish? as an offering?) - part of the ritual being that they took away a pin left by another visitor previously.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
18th January 2006ce

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