SX9372 : Geology lesson, School Lane

near to Shaldon, Devon, Great Britain

Geology lesson, School Lane
Geology lesson, School Lane
The side wall of the school, centre, is of the local light grey Devonian limestone; much of it was quarried around Torquay. The window surrounds are of unknown freestone. The wall on the right is mostly of the coarse Teignmouth breccia, of Permian age, with lumps of red sandstone and grey limestone incorporated. The slate for the roof most likely came from Cornwall or North Wales.
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Thursday, 23 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 30 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Village, Rural settlement 
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School Lane 
Building Material (from Tags)
Devonian Limestone  Breccia 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9315 7229 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.4352N 3:30.5547W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9316 7228
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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