Clay pit


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a pit where clay is dug.

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When the potter's donkey slipped in the clay pit, Mowgli hauled it out by the tail, and helped to stack the pots for their journey to the market at Khanhiwara.
Miss J Cox - Two-storey side extension to create a garage with dressing room and en-suite above at 5 Clay Pit Lane, Shirley.
Murder most foul made the farm famous:Back in the 1940s Lower Furze Hill Farm was the site of an infamous murder case known as the Clay Pit Murder.
The giant biodomes built in a disused china clay pit in St Austell, Cornwall, contain thousands of exotic plants from around the world.
James Crawford of Clay Pit Lane, Gresford, near Wrexham, is charged with the killing of Alan Corney, 67, who died on February 6 in Parkgate.
How the clay pit and landfill site was turned into a nature reserve
Police investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who drowned in a water-filled Midlands clay pit have named a man they want to speak to.
But scheme backers Nirah (National Institute for Research into Aquatic Habitats) chose a Bedfordshire clay pit ahead of Central Docks as a home for the freshwater complex.
The proposal was part of a public inquiry suspended four years ago because of inadequate research into the contents of the clay pit used as an uncontrolled dumping ground for more than a decade.
Ms Thurlby is the former chief executive of the Eden Project, and secured the funding to set up the pounds 86m visitor attraction in Cornish clay pit.
There will also be a two kilometre-long greenhouse - the world's largest - at the 34-acre clay pit near St Austell.
THE owners of an old clay pit in North Wales ended up with a pounds 5,000 court bill yesterday after admitting causing pollution.