10 YEARS AGO
A BID was submitted to English Heritage to meet the cost of preventing deterioration to Royston Cave. Royston Town Council s cave committee wanted to erect an inspection tower so that an examination could be carried out on water seeping into the bell-shap
A BID was submitted to English Heritage to meet the cost of preventing deterioration to Royston Cave. Royston Town Council's cave committee wanted to erect an inspection tower so that an examination could be carried out on water seeping into the bell-shaped chamber.
The committee was hoping to compare photographs of the cave's carvings with pictures taken in 1970. This could show evidence of the deterioration.
Meanwhile, teams were expected to make laser scannings of the cave.
Once the inspection was completed of the chamber under Melbourn Street, it was hoped that the town council could then apply to English Heritage to help towards the costs of providing a cave heritage centre.
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