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P201759


P number: P201759
Old photograph number: A01808
Caption: The Longstone, about 1/4 m. N. of Mottistone. Looking NW.
Description: The Longstone, about 1/4 m. N. of Mottistone. Looking NW. The Longstone, near Mottistone. Megaliths of dark red-brown iron-sandstone, resembling that of Ferruginous Sands of Lower Greensand in the vicinity. The upright block is about 13 ft. in height, and 6 ft. wide: the prostrate block is about 9 ft. in length. The stones are on the Sandrock Beds, exposed close by, in a ravine, the head of which appears in the foreground of the view. Ref. 'A short account of the geology of the Isle of Wight', p.42.
Date taken: 25/03/1921
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 440500
Y latitude/northing: 84500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 231.78KB; 715 x 1000 pixels; 61 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 189 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Geoscience subjects/ Archaeology and early history, Unsorted Images  

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