TF6714 : Carstone pits at Blackborough

taken 4 years ago, near to Blackborough End, Norfolk, Great Britain

Carstone pits at Blackborough
Carstone pits at Blackborough
Carrstone (or carstone, also known as Silsoe and gingerbread) is a sedimentary sandstone conglomerate formed during the Cretaceous period. It varies in colour from light to dark rusty ginger. Used as a building stone it can be found extensively in the historic buildings of north-west Norfolk. It takes its colour from the iron oxide it contains.
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TF6714, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining  Business, Retail, Services  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6763 1455 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.1600N 0:28.7707E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6771 1432
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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