Jurassic Fishcake
tractor at Burton Dassett; Cross Hands Quarry

The present day: It's ready. But beware what you bite - this cake demands teeth of steel!

Next time you look out from a south Warwickshire hilltop, listen out for diggers building roads and tractors ploughing the fields.

They're nibbling little pieces from the landscape - a giant Jurassic fishcake. You never know what they might chew on next...

Tractor ploughing a field at Burton Dassett.
Exposed Jurassic limestone at Cross Hands quarry.

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