Large Pot (Masongill)


First underground pitch is extremely tight and strenuous and requires manoeuvering in a very restricted space to ascend and descent. All cavers in the party should be fully capable of such undertakings.



No prior permission required, but for enquiries, Thornton Hall, Westhouse, via Carnforth.

This cave is on access land. Click here for more information.


NGR: SD 68230 76870

Lat/long: 54.18660992490178,-2.4883365142556264

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Please note that grid references are correct to the best of our knowledge however are often taken from old books so they may not be absolutely accurate and are shown simply as a guide.

What 3 words: spicy.outline.nightfall

Entrance Photos

Large Pot


Large Pot is equipped with mixture of Eco 'P' resin anchors and IC resin anchors within the BCA Anchor scheme.

Traditional route (Arcadia) to Colossus fitted with P-type anchors (see rigging topo on this website). Red Herring Series fitted with IC anchors in 2016-2017 (topo and description available in Descent 255 p12).

Rigging Topos and Descriptions


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Last updated: 31 Jan 2018

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