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P number: P201659
Old photograph number: A01708
Caption: Sandycroft Brick Pit, Buckley. Looking NE.
Description: Sandycroft Brick Pit, Buckley. Looking NE. Brick-pit 800yds east-south-east of St. Matthews Church, Buckley, and on the north side of Drury Lane. The view shows the lower part of the Hollin Rock overlying a thin coal and its underclay, with about 15ft of blue shale below, which includes a horizon full of plant remains. The underclay of the coal and the shale are worked for brick-making. The Bind and Hollin Coals lie a few feet below. (Middle Coal Measures.)
Date taken: 01/07/1914
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 327500
Y latitude/northing: 365500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 259.50 KB; 1000 x 719 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 190 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Bricks, clay and marl quarries  


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