Martley Sites

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The Canyon
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone.
Stairway to Heaven
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone.
Rodge Hill Summit
SILURIAN (Ludlow) / Aymestry Limestone Formation.
Rodge Hill Farm Track, North
SILURIAN (Ludlow) / Aymestry Limestone Formation.
River Teme Reef
SILURIAN (Pridoli) / Downton Group / Raglan Mudstone Formation.
Quarry Farm, Penny Hill
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone Formation.
Quarry Farmhouse Exposure, Penny Hill
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone Formation ?and/or Coalbrookdale Formation
Pudford Lane 2
SILURIAN (Ludlow) / Aymestry Limestone Formation.
Pudford Hill, Bridleway Section
SILURIAN (Ludlow) / Aymestry Limestone.
Petrifying Drip, Hay Wood
QUATERNARY / tufa deposit (active). Permission needed.
Permian Pit (2)
PERMIAN (Cisuralian) / Warwickshire Group / Haffield Breccia Formation. Permission needed
Permian Pit (1)
PERMIAN (Cisuralian) / Warwickshire Group / Haffield Breccia Formation. Permission Needed.
Penny Hill Quarry
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone Formation. The quarry contains many exposures, the one near the workshops being probably the most important. Permission needed to view.
Quarry (Penny Hill) Lane
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / ?Much Wenlock Limestone Formation OR Coalbrookdale Formation.
Penny Hill East
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone Formation.
Nubbins Quarries
TRIASSIC / Sherwood Sandstone Group / Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation.
Martley Road
TRIASSIC / Mercia Mudstone Group and Sherwood Sandstone Group / Bromsgrove Sandstone Fmn.
Lower Farm Quarry
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Much Wenlock Limestone Formation.
Kingswood Waterfall
SILURIAN (Wenlock) / Coalbrookdale Formation.
Kingswood Slide
TRIASSIC / Mercia Mudstone Group - but very close to the faulted boundaries with the Silurian Raglan Mudstone and Coalbrookdale Formations.
Kingswood Lane
The sunken Kingswood Lane (a holloway) shows exposures of Triassic, Bromsgrove Sandstone Fmn
Kingswood Chasm
Silurian, Coalbrookdale Fmn
Horsham River Cliff
Silurian, Raglan Mudstone Fmn. Permission needed, access very difficult
Callow Track South
Silurian, Wenlock Fmn.
Callow Track North
Silurian, Wenlock Fmn, permission needed
Tomkins Clay Pits
Triassic, Mercian Mudstone. The land of Tomkins Farm exhibits many small depressions, source of good brick making clay. Permission needed.
Berrow Coal Pits
Three circular depressions--old 'bell' coal pits in a small area of the Carboniferous on the hill. Permission needed
Martley Rock
Ranging over 470 million years, Martley Rock shows five geological periods. There are interpretation boards and a visitors' book.
Dundridge Coppice Track
Silurian, Wenlock Fmn. Permission needed.
Collins Green Quarry
Permian overlying Silurian, Wenlock Fmn, with Bentonite. Permission needed.
Scar Cottage
Triassic, Bromsgrove Fmn, quarry garden, permission needed