Then the whole band camped with good grace outside the gate of Braine, on that hill where stands a mill, beside the cavities of the ancient chalk pits
A firm favourite with children, the story is about Stig, a caveman, who lives at the bottom of an old disused chalk pit
and his adventures with a boy called Barney, who one day accidentally falls over the edge of the pit which the locals have turned into a rubbish dump.
Virtually guaranteed an uncontested lead, Quartz Du Montceau clearly has little to fear from Hobb's Dream - beaten an aggregate of 100 lengths on her last four outings - while top-weight Beware Chalk Pit
will require a career-best performance to concede him 15lb on ground which is certain to be tacky and testing.
In December 1926 she sparked a police search when her car was found abandoned in a chalk pit
at Newlands Corner on the Surrey Downs.
This success led to a rise in popularity and the club was forced to move to an old chalk pit
in Rosary Road, nicknamed 'The Nest'.
The body of a teenage girl is discovered in a chalk pit
and suspicion falls on ray Harper's son Andy.
Three honeymooning couples were amongst those who died after the Solent flying boat, owned by Aquila Airways, crashed into a disused chalk pit
on the Isle of Wight in Hampshire on November 15, 1957.
Christine Downes, 51, drove with her husband Christopher, 54, to a secluded chalk pit
near Andover in Hampshire on October 9 last year, and the pair gassed themselves with a hose pipe trailed from the car exhaust.
Epsom handler Brooke Sanders made it 14 winners from 11 horses at her Chalk Pit
Stables a stone's thrown from the Derby course when she saddled 11-1 shot Papeete to take the two-mile Rydon Group Handicap.
A JURY will today continue its deliberations in the trial of a man accused of the manslaughter of three children who drowned when a car plunged into a flooded chalk pit
More than 80 years ago they bought Highdown - and with it an old chalk pit
25 1 DUSHY VALLEY (IRE) (James Best) 13-2 2 Beware Chalk Pit
(IRE) (2-1 Fav) 3 Kaycee (10-1) 7 ran 9, 6.