Books

DEVON AND CORNWALL

 

J.A. Buckley(ed) 1994. The Bailiff of Blackmoor 1586 – Thomas Beare.

D.B. Barton 1967. Historic Cornish Mining Scenes Underground.

  1. Booker 1970. The Story of Morwellham.
  • Industrial Archaeology of the Tamar Valley.
  1. Brooks 2004. Great Rock Devon’s Last ‘Metal’ Mine.

Burrow and Thomas 1893/1965. ‘Mongst Mines and Miners

Carnon Consolidated Limited, Wheal Jane Limited, South Crofty Limited, Wheal Pendarves, Delabole Slate.

c1985

W.H. Curnow. Industrial Archaeology of Cornwall.

  1. Curry 1977. The Geology of Plymouth.

H.G. Dines. The Metalliferous Mining Region of South West England. Mem.Geol.Surv. Two volumes.

H.L. Douch. 1964/1979. East Wheal Rose.

  1. Earl 1994. Cornish Mining – the Techniques of Metal Mining in the West of England, Past and Present. 2nd

edn.

Edmonds et al. 1969. British Regional Geology – South West England.

  1. Gibson 1985. Lundy Rock Climbs.
  2. Gray 1985. Devon Sump Index.
  3. Herring & N Thomas. The Archaeology of Kit Hill. Cornwall Archaeological Unit.

JHD Hooper 1949. Cave Dwelling Bats in South Devon. Rep. TDA.

–             1954. Some Notes on a Cave near Radford. Rep. TDA.

M.T. Mills. The Caves of Lundy. Reprint.

W.E. Minchinton. Industrial Archaeology in Devon.

T.A. Morrison 1980. Cornwall’s Central Mines The Northern District 1810-1895.

–          1983.            do                         The Southern District 1810-1895

  1. Noall 1993. The St Ives Mining District Vol 2.

R.R. Pennington 1973. Stannary Law.

J.W. Perkins 1971.Geology Explained in South and East Devon.

I.Peters 1988. North Devon and Cornwall. Climbing Guide.

  1. Proctor. 1987. The Caves of Chudleigh and Kingsteignton.
  • Caves of North Torbay.
  • Atlas of the Berry Head Caves.

A Sharpe 1993. Minions An Archaeological Survey of the Caradon Mining District. Cornwall Archaeological

Unit.

–         et al 1992. St Just An Archaeological Survey of the Mining District. CAU.

South Crofty Mine conference notes.

R.J. Stewart 2003. Devon Great Consols.

 

MENDIP

   Barrington and Stanton. 1970. The Compleat Caves of Mendip.

   J.D. Hanwell and M.D. Newson. The Great Storms and Flooding of July 1968 on Mendip. Wessex

CC Occas. Pub. 1.2, 1970.

G.W. Hodgkinson. Wookey Hole – The Cave of Mystery and History. (2nd. Edition).

D.J. Irwin et al 1991. St Cuthbert’s Swallet. Bristol Exploration Club.

  1. Savory (ed) 1993. A Man Deep in Mendip – the Caving Diaries of Harry Savory 1910-1921.

STNC. Longwood Wildlife Reserve Handbook.

 

WALES.

 

  1. Burt etal. The Mines of Cardiganshire 1845 – 1913.

M.Davies 1991. Caves of the South Gower Coast – An Archaeological Assessment.

Hereford Caving Club 1964. Caves and Digs in South Wales No. 1.

A.C. Ockenden 1991. Caves of the Mellte Valley.

  1. Schuurmans 1987. A Caver’s View of the Clydach River. 2nd. Edition.
  2. Smith 1988. The Great Orme Copper Mines.

Limestones and Caves of South Wales:

  1. T.Oldham 1985. The Caves of the Southern Outcrop.
  2. T.Oldham & K.Jones 1992. The Caves of the South Eastern Outcrop and Caves and Mines

of the Forest of Dean.

  1. T.Oldham 1994. The Caves of the Little Neath Valley.

 

DERBYSHIRE.

 

Barker and Willies 1979. Peakland Lead Mines and Miners.

 

NORTHERN ENGLAND.

 

H.M. Beck 1984. Gaping Ghyll.

Brook et al. Northern Caves

Vol 1. Wharfedale and Nidderdale 1979.

Vol 5. The Northern Dales 1977.

J.Eyre 1989. The Easegill Cave System. BCRA.

  1. Heap. Potholing – Beneath the Northern Pennines.

J.Gibbs and R. Stewart 2003. Moorland Caver.

  1. Mitchell n.d. Yorkshire Caves and Potholes – No.2 Under Ingleborough.
  2. Tyler 1994. Honister Slate.

A.C. Waltham 1974. Limestones and Caves of North West England.

White Scar Cave – Guide n.d.

 

FRANCE

 

  1. Chevalier 1951. Subterranean Climbers.
  2. Marshall 1993. Vercors Caves.

J.F. Pernette 1982. La Decouverte des Gouffres de la Pierre – Saint – Martin.

  1. Vidal 1987 ed. Cavernes en Perigord.

Showcave Guides:

Grottes de Choranche.

Grotte de la Balme.

Speleo Sportive guides (Edisud).

Dellanoy and Haffner 1987.   Le Vercors.

Drovin and Marchande 1989. Ardeche.

Marchandet 1993.                    La Grandes Causses.

Maire et al.                               Les Alpes de Haute – Savoie.

Oddou and Sournet 1986.       Marguareis.

Pernette and Puisasis.               La Pierre – Saint – Martin.

 

SPAIN

 

Rose and Gregson 1987. Beneath the Mountains.

Spanish Caving Glossary.

 

MEXICO.

 

  1. Boon 1980. The Great San Agustin Rescue.

 

FAR EAST.

G.A. Durrant et al 1979. Himalaya Underground.

D.W. Gill. The Untamed River Expedition.

A.C. Waltham and R. Willis. China Caves Project – Xingwen. BCRA.

Caves of Thunder – Irian Jaya Expedition.

Vietnam 94 Speleological Expedition report.

 

TECHNIQUES.

 

Cave Diving – The Cave Diving Group Manual.

  1. Cullingford 1969. Manual of Caving Techniques.
  2. Elliot 1986. SRT.

Expeditions Advisory Centre leaflet.

First Aid Manual. 1972 edition.

Joint Services Caving Handbook.

  1. Judson (ed) 1991. Caving Practice and Equipment. BCRA.

Mountain and Cave Rescue Handbook. 1970/1980.

  1. Robinson 1974. Know the Game – Pothoing and Caving.
  2. Sparrow 1991. A Mendip Caver’s Ropework Guide.
  3. Thrum 1971. Prussiking.

 

GENERAL.

 

E.A. Baker 1932. Caving.

  1. Bedford 1975. Challenge Underground.
  • Underground Britain.
  1. Casteret 1932. Ten Years Under the Earth.
  • The Darkness Under the Earth.
  1. Church 1950. The Cave.
  2. Courbon et al 1989. Atlas – Great Caves of the World. English Edition.
  3. Farr 1980, 2nd edn 1991. The Darkness Beckons.
  • The Great Caving Adventure.
  1. Hooper 1962. Horseshoe Bats.

Petzl Catalogue 1993.

F.H. Pough 1970. A Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals.

  1. Raistrick 1943. Teach Yourself Geology.

Rutley’s Elements of Mineralogy. 1970 edition.

Superted and the Cave Rescue.

A.E. Trueman. 1946. Geology and Scenery in England and Wales.

W.W. Watts 1898. Geology for Beginners.

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