Stair Hole is a cove that is forming just to the west of Lulworth Cove in Dorset, southern England. In a few hundred thousand years it may be as large as nearby Lulworth Cove. The folded limestone strata known as the Lulworth crumple are particularly visible at Stair Hole. There are several caves visible from the seaward side of Stair Hole; Cathedral Cavern is supported by pillars of rock rising out of the water. It was created by an earthquake which pushed the rocks upwards creating the slanting effect.
- Hammond, R. J. W., Dorset Coast, Ward Lock Ltd, 1979, p149
- Geology of the Dorset Coast, University of Southampton information
- Lulworth Online — Information on the villages
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