SP2965 : Secure storage facility, former quarry off Wharf Street, Warwick

taken 4 years ago, near to Warwick, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Secure storage facility, former quarry off Wharf Street, Warwick
Secure storage facility, former quarry off Wharf Street, Warwick
Operated by U Store.
Coten End Quarry, Warwick
Coten End Quarry is a Geological Site of Special Scientific Interest. Natural England's site reference is 15WY5. The 1986 citation reads: "This site provides important exposures of fossiliferous sandstone layers of the Middle Triassic which accumulated about 230 million years ago, as sand dunes in a desert environment. Sandstones of this age in Britain are usually devoid of fossil remains but in this quarry geologists have found rare and important remains of reptiles and amphibians The fauna from Coten End is unique and varied, representing the broadest range of Middle Triassic reptiles in Britain and the best terrestrial fauna of the mid-Middle Triassic in the world." Vegetation was cleared after ownership changed in January 2010, revealing the sandstone exposures once more. The former quarry is a location for secure self-access storage units, operated by U Store. The western side of the quarry is in SP2865.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 December, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Warwick 
Former (from Tags)
Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2900 6549 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:17.2073N 1:34.5769W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2903 6548
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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