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Re: origin of name?
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Hey Rhiannon

Tilly Whim Caves near Swanage were originally opened on land owned by a Joseph Tilly. A Whim was an old crane that was used to transport the quarried stone into barge ships at the bottom of the cliffs. The cranes used to be a bit of an eyesore along the coast and the caves became known because of this.

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6th June 2006ce

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