The Coprolite industry on the Deben

Coprolites are essentially fossilised dung and are found in our region within the local crag and running in seams beneath it. The name is derived from the Greek words KOPROS (dung) and LITHOS (stone). Coprolites are classified as trace fossils, as opposed to body fossils, as they give evidence for the animal’s diet. Most coprolites … Read moreThe Coprolite industry on the Deben

Cement Works

The Cement Factory of Waldringfield 1872 -1907 Visitors to Waldringfield and, indeed, residents of that village might be forgiven for not knowing that it was once the site of a large cement factory.  All that now remains of the industry is the quay – which passers-by would assume to have always been part of the … Read moreCement Works