Anyway, after a day of sitting at the computer, I toddled out at about 5 pm to have a quick walk and to see what I could find. After a gloomy day, the sun was occasionally peeking through the clouds, just enough to add a sheen to this horse's coat.
Beyond the horse's field, there is a path leading into a wood where there are old, twisted ivy stems climbing the tree trunks.
This was once the site of a quarry, probably where a lot of the building stone for the town came from. Whoever designed the walk through the woods wanted to make sure that you stayed safely on the path.
Here's a closer view of the sign...