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P number: P201652
Old photograph number: A01701
Caption: Princes Brick Pit, Cennahs Quay. Looking W.
Description: Princes Brick Pit, Cennahs Quay. Looking W. The higher part of the section shows 10-12ft of tough red 'ashy-jointed' boulder clay, with shell fragments and comparatively few stones. In the upper part of it are lenticular beds of buff, stratified loam, undulating by slight contortion. The drift rests on a white sandstone above dark blue shale, dipping south-east at 10-15 degrees. A south-south-east fault with easterly downthrow runs along the face of the sandstone seam, and brings in a higher dark blue shale worked for brick-making. The measures belong to the lowest part of the productive Coal Measures. (Glacial Drift resting on lower beds of productive Coal Measures.)
Date taken: 01/07/1914
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 329500
Y latitude/northing: 369500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 390.79 KB; 1000 x 789 pixels; 85 x 67 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 209 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Landforms, wind/ Sand-dunes, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Bricks, clay and marl quarries  

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