The reddish brown colour of the ploughed fields reflects the Old Red Sandstone of the area formed around 400 million years ago when situated just south of the Equator.
In the distance Titterstone Clee and Brown Clee are interesting examples of high Coal Measures and mining was carried out until the 1920’s. The Measures were protected from erosion by the intrusion of Dolerite during the Carboniferous Period; this cooled to form a strong Sill. The upland areas of the Hills also survived the last glaciation.
Hi Peter!I see sheep like the field.
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Photo taken in Bayton, Worcestershire DY14, UK
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