SP2012 : Typical Cotswold cottages at Little Barrington

taken 3 years ago, near to Little Barrington, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Typical Cotswold cottages at Little Barrington
Typical Cotswold cottages at Little Barrington
These rather picturesque cottages are built of the pleasingly mellow Cotswold stone, which is an oolitic (love that word) Jurassic limestone, as far as I recall from my long - ago Polytechnic geology modules. Ooids are basically small fragments of shell or similar material which were washed around in shallow marine environments, in the course of which they gradually acquired a coating of calcium carbonate, and - like other fossils - they were buried in sediments which later became rocks. That took some remembering, and a little help from the internet!
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Place (from Tags)
Little Barrington 
Primary Subject of Photo
Cottages 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2061 1284 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.8289N 1:42.1461W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2065 1283
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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