SX8575 : Preston Manor Works

taken 9 years ago, near to Preston, Devon, Great Britain

Preston Manor Works
Preston Manor Works
The ball clay operations here on either side of the B3193 are sited on the Abbrook member clays of the sediments. These clays "have more disordered kaolinite and micaceous mineral than the clays higher in the sequence. Consequently they have a higher green and plasticity and a cream fired colour. They are also vitreous firing." (Industrial minerals and extractive industry geology, edited by P. W. Scott, Colin Malcolm Bristow, Geological Society of London, 2002.)
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SX8575, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 March, 2009
Category
Mineral processing plant   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 857 753 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:33.9741N 3:36.9157W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8581 7525
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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