This walk: 2010-4-28. Stitchwort, primrose, 1840 farm plaque, trees, trees. more trees, Cholwich Town China Clay Works, ivy on tree trunk, rhododendron, blackthorn blossom (Sloe - Prunus spinosa), deer hide, pat work cirrocumulus cloud, lined leat, common or creeping wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella), possible carriage drive bridge, common liverwort (Pellia epiphylla).
Walk details below - Information about the route etc.
Greater Stitchwort, Stellaria holostia.
Primrose, Primula vulgaris - pin-eyed (female) flowers.
Seen on the gable end of a farm stable at West Rook Farm. Think you can read it? See next photo (zoomed) .....
Any wiser?! First line ?????; 1840; B WYATT; BUILDER?
Trees ..... in Brokers Plantation.
Zoomed view of Headon China Clay Works and Headon Down.
Hi ho, hi ho .....
Tangle of probable Rhododendron ponticum shrubbery, in Rook Wood, below Rook Tor.
Looking up the path we came down .....
Long-suffering, patient guide ..... or, there must be a path here somewhere!
Another view of the path.
Another view of the clay works.
Rocks beside the path.
Some serious ivy pn a tree ..... or is it all ivy now?
Blackthorn blossom (Sloe - Prunus spinosa).
Across the field .....
..... is a hide, probably for deer-control And our lot complain about steps over a stile - look at the height of these!
Cloud formation - you decide which type. Altocumulus?
Lined leat .....
Closer view, with running water nearest the camera.
Probably common or creeping wood sorrel, Oxalis acetosella.
Well-built bridge along a possible carriage drive through Newpark Wood .....
Liverwort, probably the common Pellia epiphylla.
Trees, between two trees .....
Plantation of young trees in Sheraleers Wood.
MAP: Blue = route of the walk.
Ordnance Survey © Crown copyright 2005. All rights reserved. Licence number 100047373.
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The walk was accessed by parking at Heathfield Down, 1.7 km north-west of the the centre of Cornwood, at the yellow cross..
Distance - 5.5 km / 3.4 miles