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West Wemyss Green Jeans Cave (12866)

Current Priority
Low
East
332878
North
695021
Site Type
Cave
Period

The cave has been bricked up from the shore originally with a small barred window which has also been bricked up. The cave is high and dry. Green Jean was a ghost seen around here when there was shorty to be a death nearby. Information from booklet 'Walk between two castles: Macduff to Wemyss' published in 2004 by the Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society.

Condition and current recommendations:

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28th January, 2015 by johnurquhart
Survey Information
User:
johnurquhart
Date:
Jan. 28, 2015
Tidal state:
mid
Site located?:
Yes
Condition Information
Proximity to coast edge:
>50m
Coastally eroding?:
not eroding
Is there a coastal defence?:
no
Description:

The cave has been bricked up from the shore originally with a small barred window which has also been bricked up. The cave is high and dry. Green Jean was a ghost seen around here when there was shorty to be a death nearby. Information from booklet 'Walk between two castles: Macduff to Wemyss' published in 2004 by the Save the Wemyss Ancient Caves Society.

Management Information
How accessibile is the site?:
accessible on foot (footpath)
The site is:
is well known; has local associations/history
Comments and recommendations
Recommendations:

None