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Monkton Combe. Blackthorn, Midford Valley.
Bath

Blackthorn blossom overlooking the Midford Valley near Brassknocker Hill. It is a common hedgerow tree, an ancestor of today's cultivated plums. Its autumn fruit is used to make Sloe gin and the Irishman's shillelagh.

It is rumoured that a strange beast prowls the area.

Copyright: John Willetts Arps
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Uploaded: 10/07/2012
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Tags: nature; england; someret; spring; countryside; flowers; bush; flora
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