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A stunning network of caves has been found down a rabbit hole on a farmer’s land near Shifnal in Shropshire, England. Reportedly the Caynton Caves were used by followers of the Knights Templar in the 17th century. Located less than a meter (3.3ft) underground, the Caynton Caves look like prompts of the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

However, Historic England, a public body that looks after England’s historic environment, describes the caves as a “grotto” and believes that the caves were built in the late 18th or at the beginning of the 19th century. The caves included neo-Norman decoration between columns, one neo-Norman doorway with beak-heads and a roll molding, decorative quatrefoils and designs abound.

To read more:

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2017/03/10/rabbit-hole-in-farmers-land-leads-to-a-network-of-700-year-old-caves-reportedly-used-by-knights-templar/

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