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A curious assortment from the small fishing town of East Looe, Cornwall. Some tiled doorways...

tiled doorway

tiled doorway

shell wall

...a whitewashed cottage mosaicked in shells - mussels, limpets, scallops and crab shells, such as the spider crab below...

shell mosaic

...and in the porch of the parish church (St Martin's, a couple of miles north of the town), a floor made up of tiles of stone slices... church porch

church porch

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