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Rabbit Hole Leads To A Secret 700-Year-Old Cave Network Built By Knights Templar
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Rabbit Hole Leads To A Secret 700-Year-Old Cave Network Built By Knights Templar

This rabbit hole looks regular at first, but it’s actually an entrance to The Caynton Caves, a 700-year-old underground hideout. Just like the one Alice took, it leads to a magical wonderland, invisible to the average passer-by.

Located in Shropshire, England, this ancient space belonged to The Knights Templar, a feared Catholic military order that built its power and wealth by fighting in the Crusades.

Later the caves were used by druids, pagans, and secretive religious sects, looking for a safe ceremony space. However, it was shut down by landowners in 2012 after they got sick and tired of a never-ending stream of visitors. But Birmingham-based photographer Michael Scott managed to get inside and document the mythical place in pictures.

“If you didn’t know it was there you would just walk right past it,” Michael said. “It’s probably less than a metre underground, so it’s more into the field than under it.” The 33-year-old brought back some remarkable shots that truly capture the essence of these eerie caves.

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This rabbit hole turned out to be an entrance to a secret 700-year-old cave network

Located in Shropshire, England, The Caynton Caves once belonged to The Knights Templar

It was a feared Catholic military order that built its power and wealth by fighting in the Crusades

Later the caves were used by druids and pagans who were looking for a safe ceremony space

Even secretive religious sects made their mark

Birmingham-based photographer Michael Scott recently got inside and documented the eerie place in amazing photos

“If you didn’t know it was there you would just walk right past it,” Michael said

“It’s probably less than a metre underground, so it’s more into the field than under it”

“Considering how long it’s been there it’s in amazing condition, it’s like an underground temple”

Take a journey inside with the video below

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Daria B
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5 years ago

Those rabbits planning out to rule the world. This is their secret basement. If you try to go deeper, you'll find a large high tech facility where they are discussing about their next mission. That is, if you manage to survive all the anti-intruder traps, of course. ♥

Vando Rock
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5 years ago

Omg!!! Damn Rabbits and their world control plans!

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GracelleRhea
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5 years ago

Plot Twist: Alice in Wonderland is about the Knights Templar. Double Plot Twist: We are wrong. The Knights Templar is about Alice in Wonderland.

Daniel Marsh
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Reply: Plot twist: Alice in Wonderland is a critique of using infinitesimal intervals as a way of teaching Calculus. Further plot twist: turns out the author, an English priest, had a point: the universe is quantumized at a minute scale and limited at the macro scale, so there is no such thing as an infinitely large or infinitesimally small anything. And his concern was on point: People now use the concept of infinity to dismiss the notion of a creator as the priest feared, despite the fact that the very notion of infinity in the physical realm is pure and utter nonsense. It's a mental construct to teach Calculus, not an actual thing.

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Bob Bethune
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5 years ago

The Caynton Caves have nothing to do with the Knights Templar, and are not 700 years old. See this URL: https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Were+the+caves+a+Victorian+invention%3F-a0278313623 Which gives the actual story.

Nancy E
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5 years ago

Thanks ! Everything I read said that the claims of a Templar connection are without foundation.

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Daria B
Community Member
5 years ago

Those rabbits planning out to rule the world. This is their secret basement. If you try to go deeper, you'll find a large high tech facility where they are discussing about their next mission. That is, if you manage to survive all the anti-intruder traps, of course. ♥

Vando Rock
Community Member
5 years ago

Omg!!! Damn Rabbits and their world control plans!

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GracelleRhea
Community Member
5 years ago

Plot Twist: Alice in Wonderland is about the Knights Templar. Double Plot Twist: We are wrong. The Knights Templar is about Alice in Wonderland.

Daniel Marsh
Community Member
1 year ago (edited)

Reply: Plot twist: Alice in Wonderland is a critique of using infinitesimal intervals as a way of teaching Calculus. Further plot twist: turns out the author, an English priest, had a point: the universe is quantumized at a minute scale and limited at the macro scale, so there is no such thing as an infinitely large or infinitesimally small anything. And his concern was on point: People now use the concept of infinity to dismiss the notion of a creator as the priest feared, despite the fact that the very notion of infinity in the physical realm is pure and utter nonsense. It's a mental construct to teach Calculus, not an actual thing.

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Bob Bethune
Community Member
5 years ago

The Caynton Caves have nothing to do with the Knights Templar, and are not 700 years old. See this URL: https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Were+the+caves+a+Victorian+invention%3F-a0278313623 Which gives the actual story.

Nancy E
Community Member
5 years ago

Thanks ! Everything I read said that the claims of a Templar connection are without foundation.

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