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Hell Kettles

Cavities three miles long, at Oxen-le-Field, Durham. A, B, C communicate with each other, diameter, about 38 yards. The diameter of D, a separate cave, is about 28 yards.

A is 19 feet 6 inches in depth.

B is 14 feet in depth.

C is 17 feet in depth.

D is 5 feet 6 inches in depth. (See Notes and Queries, August 21, 1875.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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