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flint & mortar

Canterbury England

15 January 2006

do you know what flint comes from? see how shiney it is, with a white edge? well this is a petrified sea sponge, cracked open.

i learned this for the first time on this journey. flint is a near ubiquitous building material in kent and in dorset, and i don't know where all else. the romans used it, and it's part of buildings being constructed today on the high street in Canterbury.

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