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P number: P202397
Old photograph number: A02449
Caption: Clay-pit in S. bank of River Adur, 1 m. NNE of Upper Beeding Priory Church. Looking W.
Description: Clay-pit in S. bank of River Adur, 1 m. NNE of Upper Beeding Priory Church. Looking W. Pit in the Gault. In foreground, British Portland Cement Company's pit in fossiliferous marly clay in the upper part of the Lower Gault. The pit is opened in a slight ridge projecting westward into the Adur flood-plain (seen in middle distance) and is dug to below river-level. In the background is the Chalk escarpment of the South Downs, between Steyning Round Hill (on left) and Chanctonbury Ring.
Date taken: 01/04/1923
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 520500
Y latitude/northing: 112500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 204.88 KB; 1000 x 722 pixels; 85 x 61 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 191 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Bricks, clay and marl quarries, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Cement and lime, limestone quarries and chalk pits  

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