NX0986 : Snib Torbetís Cave at Bennane Lea

taken 7 months ago, 3 km from Knockdolian, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

Snib Torbetís Cave at Bennane Lea
Snib Torbetís Cave at Bennane Lea
Bennane Cave was inhabited by Henry Ewing Torbet, also known as Snib, for 20 years until his death in 1983 at the age of 71. He was a former bank clerk from Dundee who later lived the life of a hermit in the cave. The walled frontage was built sometime in the 19th century to house a smiddy when the road was being constructed round Bennane. A high cave lies inside, with another one going deep into the hillside.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 May, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 0918 8616 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:7.9765N 4:59.6913W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NX 0914 8614
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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