Nightingale Valley Cave, Stokeleigh Camp, Leigh Woods

Record ID:  119214 / MNA141137
Record type:  Monument
Protected Status: None Recorded
NT Property:  Leigh Woods; South West
Civil Parish:  Long Ashton; North Somerset
Grid Reference:  ST 5602 7305
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Large rock shelter below north road and near junction with Bannerleigh Road

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Monument Types

  • CAVE (First mentioned by 1999, Undated)


Quinn (1999, No. 3) {1} describes the cave as:

Altitude 100m, length 10m. This is a large rock shelter situated less than 10m below North Road and near the junction with Bannerleigh Road. The entrance is approximately 5m wide and 2m high; 4-5m from the entrance the cave suddenly narrows to a tight chamber.

This cave needs to be visited, surveyed and assessed. See also Recommendations section to this report.

{1} Mention/1999/Quin, P./Horseshoe Bat Hibernacula Survey: Avon Gorge/Avon Wildlife Trust


  • SZN48160 - National Trust Report: Richard McDonnell. 2001. Leigh Woods: An Archaeological Survey for Management Purposes.

  • SZN48212 - Unpublished document: Richard McDonnell. 2001. Leigh Woods National Trust Estate, North Somerset.


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Other Statuses and References

  • Nature Reserve (National)

Associated Events

  • ENA3097 - Field Survey, Leigh Woods Archaeological Survey April 2001

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