Cheddar Gorge, Somerset - Cooper's Hole

Jan 24, 1999 on Channel 4 at 12:00 AM


It may not look very comfortable but before huts and houses, this was home. In fact this cave in Cheddar Gorge may well be one of the oldest homes in the country. Between five and ten thousand years ago, families of stoneage hunter gatherers, the... (more) old cavemen of legend, probably used this cave to eat sleep shelter and do whatever else they did. But to find what they left behind isn’t going to be easy. Thousands of years of rainfall have washed tons and tons of mud in to this cave and what an awful lot of the evidence, deep in to the tunnels behind. We’ve got just three days and if were gonna find anything at all, were gonna have to dig an awful long way down there, and an awful long way, into there.

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