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HRS 1161 Frodsham Caves, Excavation looking towards entrance 2005

The Frodsham Caves are remarkable for two reasons. First they preserve a three-dimensional image of a time when Frodsham was in a hot dry climate desert with braided river deposits of sand and secondly, that very sand has been quarried since at least medieval times.
PHOTO: Interior shot showing roof support and tool marks (left of image)

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Keywords:Frodsham, Permo-triassic, caves, change, cheshire, climate, geology, graffiti, quarry, quarrying, sand, sandstones

HRS 1161 Frodsham Caves, Excavation looking towards entrance 2005