Stanworth rock cutting, view east, 3 April 1995

Stanworth rock cutting, view east (see all photos of the same view)

The rock cutting, near the farmhouse in the middle of the picture, has begun - in the middle of the excavated earth, a small area of broken rock can be seen with rubble just in front of it. To the right of the picture, a large borrow pit has been created, one of several sites along the line of the M65 where extra earth was dug out to gather material to build embankments for the motorway.

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Direction of view
East

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