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Bramble Chine, Isle of Wight

Historical Description

Bramble Chine, a small ravine on the NW coast of the Isle of Wight, at Colwell Bay, 2 miles SW of Yarmouth. A thick bed of oyster shells, in a fossil state, is here, tilt-shells in the same position as in life, but entirely decomposed.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5