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East Wemyss Whitecove Cave (1125)

Current Priority
Low
East
334650
North
697340
Site Type
Cave; Rock Carvings
Period
Unknown

Cave; Rock Carvings now collapsed

At the end of the quarry is a small hole in the grass which leads into the White Cave, which was filled in many years ago after a number of skeletons were found here. At present one can just see where the cave was but in 1888 it was said to be of considerable size.

Information from SWACS booklet 'Walk between two castles: MacDuff and Wemyss', 2004.

Condition and current recommendations:

Condition
Not seen
Action
None

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Record NT39NW15 on map 12 in Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland Fife -Kincardine to Fifeness, 1996

Other records:

NMRS
53958
SMR
Unknown

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28th January, 2015 by training2
Survey Information
User:
training2
Date:
Jan. 28, 2015
Condition Information
Description:

Cave; Rock Carvings now collapsed

At the end of the quarry is a small hole in the grass which leads into the White Cave, which was filled in many years ago after a number of skeletons were found here. At present one can just see where the cave was but in 1888 it was said to be of considerable size.

Information from SWACS booklet 'Walk between two castles: MacDuff and Wemyss', 2004.

Management Information
Comments and recommendations
Recommendations:

Destroyed