Date and Time
Winkland's Down, Port Way, Bratton, Wiltshire, BA13 4TA
Field Trip Description
Morning walk looking at geology in the landscape and the former cement industry around Westbury White Horse, including Bratton springs (just over 3 miles).
Meet at 10.30 a.m. at the west end of the car park above Westbury White Horse ST 898 512
After a lunch break (approx 1-2pm), we will a look at past industry around Seend in the afternoon, seeing the Seend ironstone SSSI, remnant of a local iron industry, and the Seend Cleeve sandstone SSSI, where there are Corallian fossils, finally taking a look at building stone in the village. (another 3.5 miles).
Meet at 2 p.m. at The Barge Inn car park ST 932 613 by the Kennet & Avon canal.
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