SU4679 : Tracks by Redlane Barn

taken 4 years ago, near to Stanmore, West Berkshire, Great Britain

Tracks by Redlane Barn
Tracks by Redlane Barn
The track past here is called Red Lane, and behind me is Redlane Barn. The ploughed field is a clue as to the probable origin of this name.
The normal looking red-brown soil colour is actually not what is usually seen round here. Very pale to white are the local colours on the chalky Downs. As you get further from the scarp, patches of later deposits start to appear as remnant layers on the top of some hills.
I haven't looked at a geology map, but I'd take a guess that this is what's happening here.
The unsurfaced Red Lane would be a significantly different colour from the white tracks all around.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4683 7962 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.8143N 1:19.5929W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4675 7965
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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