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Sandpot, North Yorkshire
locality:-   Chapel-le-Dale
county:-   North Yorkshire
locality type:-   pothole
locality type:-   cave
coordinates:-   SD738770 (guess) 
1Km square:-   SD7377
10Km square:-   SD77
references:-   West 1778

evidence:-   descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
placename:-  Sandpot
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P255, button  goto source
Tour to the Caves in the West Riding of Yorkshire, late 18th century 
Page 255:-  "About one hundred yards below the chapel [at Chapel-le-Dale] there are the ruins of an old cave, called Sandpot; the top has apparently sometime fallen in, and has covered the bottom with its ruins. A large cascade is distinctly heard through this rubbish. If a descent were opened, no doubt but a subterranean passage would be discovered, leading either to the caves above the chapel, or, more probably, to Douk-cave, on the base of Ingleborough, if not to both."

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