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geology of the Church Stretton area

Wright, J. E.

geology of the Church Stretton area

(explanation of 1:25,000 Geological Sheet SO49)

by Wright, J. E.

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Published by H.M.S.O in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Institute of Geological Sciences.

Statementby J.E. Wright.
SeriesGeological survey of Great Britain
ContributionsInstitute of Geological Sciences.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 89p. :
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13673464M

Church Stretton is a market town in Shropshire, England, 13 miles (21 km) south of Shrewsbury and 15 miles (24 km) north of mpcs.online population in was 4, The town was nicknamed Little Switzerland in the late Victorian and Edwardian period for its landscape, and became a health resort. The local geology includes some of the oldest rocks in England and a notable fault is named after. The geology of Cheshire in England consists mainly of Triassic sandstones and mpcs.online the north west of Cheshire, these rocks are heavily faulted and the underlying Carboniferous Coal Measures are thrown up. Around the areas of Poynton and Macclesfield, the coal is close to the surface and was easily mpcs.online the Coal Measures is the Millstone Grit, which appears towards the Derbyshire.

Church Stretton is located approximately 13 miles (21 km) south of Shropshire's county town, mpcs.online town is dominated by the surrounding hills, including the huge Long Mynd massif to the west, and Caer Caradoc Hill, and the adjacent hills to the mpcs.online Long Mynd massif provides the town with both its views, and the water that the town's economy is based around. Oct 19,  · Part 1 looks at rocks of Precambrian to Ordovician age - ancient volcanics, intrusives and reddish strata on the Stretton Hills, white quartzites near the Wrekin, and fossiliferous sandstones and shales along the Onny Valley. No prior knowledge of geology or the area is assumed.

This course is an active exploration of Shropshire and the borderlands. There is a vast range of rocks, minerals and fossils in Shropshire, Britain’s most geologically varied county. Within a 30 kilometre radius of the small town of Church Stretton there is preserved . The Wrekin - Geology. Geology. Structurally, the Wrekin together with The Ercall forms part of the Church Stretton Complex where different geological terranes meet. The Cymru Terrane is to the west with the Wrekin Terrane to the east of the fault system. Ramm's book was supportive of religious and scientific dissent from flood geology.


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Church Stretton is a market town in Shropshire, England, 13 miles (21 km) south of Shrewsbury and 15 miles (24 km) north of mpcs.online population in was 4, The town was nicknamed Little Switzerland in the late Victorian and Edwardian period for its landscape, and became a health resort.

The local geology includes some of the oldest rocks in England and a notable fault is named after OS grid reference: SO Geology. The Church Stretton area includes some of the most fascinating geology within the British Isles, situated as it is astride the famous Church Stretton Fault, and with some of the oldest rocks in England, over million years old, forming the well-known hills either side of the valley.

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Geology of the Church Stretton Area. The brochure includes the latest ideas on fossilised rainprints and fossil plants from the million year old Longmyndian rocks. The Geology of the Church Stretton Area.

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Shropshire's Geology is very diverse and most geological periods of time, and most rock types, can be found within the county. There is also a large amount of mineral wealth in the county, including lead, barytes, limestone, coal and iron, which helped the area develop the industrial revolution west of Clee Hill and, later, in the Ironbridge Gorge area.

Shropshire is one of the best places in inland Britain to gain an insight into some of the country's oldest rock formations. Join our expert geologist as he brings to the life the Church Stretton fault and explains how tectonic plate movement played its role in the creation of today’s walker’s paradise - the Long Mynd.

We'll walk up to 6 miles (9½km) each day. Church Stretton is a small town in Shropshire, England, 13 miles (21 km) south of Shrewsbury and 15 miles (24 km) north of mpcs.online population in was 4, The town was nicknamed Little Switzerland in the late-Victorian and Edwardian period because of its landscape and became a health mpcs.online local geology includes some of the oldest rocks in England and a notable fault is named OS grid reference: SO Geological Survey of Great Britain & Ireland historical scale geological maps and sections.

PREFACE • LIST OF FIGURES • THE GEOLOGICAL HISTORY OF SHROPSHIRE, Peter Toghill • ITINERARIES: The Longmynd area, John Moseley • Wart Hill and Hopesay Common, John Moseley • The Precambrian and Ordovician geology of the Caer Caradoc area, and local developments within the Church Stretton Fault System, Peter Toghill • The Stiperstones and East Shelve Inlier, John Moseley •.

Church Stretton is an historic Market Town situated in the heart of the South Shropshire hills on the English/Welsh border known as The Marches. It is the only town in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The area is renowned worldwide for its geology, with some of the oldest rock formations in existence.

The Observer's Book of Geology O. Evans The Minerals of Jersey - mpcs.onlinet British Fossils Y- Duncan Forbes The Geology of the Church Stretton Area - mpcs.online The Geological Column - Manchester Museum (2 copies) The following are also available to Members - Fossil Collecting The Earth Observers Book of Geology British Regional Geology.

The area is renowned worldwide for its geology, with some of the oldest rock formations in existence. Church Stretton and its picturesque surrounding villages forms an excellent base for the country lover and sportsman alike at all times of the year whether hikers, horse riders, mountain bikers, or naturalists.

Church Stretton is a small town and is easy to get around on foot. There is a local bus service, the run by Minsterley Motors. What To Buy. Church Stretton is a busy market town and has many shops, including Shropshire's largest antiques market. There is one medium sized supermarket, the.

This book is written for persons with little geology background. As the title of this guide indicates, it focuses on the geology of Wales that can be seen from a car. The descriptions are organized following the main roads, though in most.

times produced the folding and major faulting seen in the Shropshire area. The geological sequence in the area of Caer Caradoc and the Long Mynd can be seen on the next page.

The walk started from Willstone, a farm 2km south west of the village of Cardington by following the old road to Church Stretton, now a steep, rutted track.

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The Church Stretton Fault is a very important feature affecting the geology and therefore the landscape of not only Shropshire but all the way from Cheshire down to the southwest corner of Wales.

COOK, S.J. (). The glacial geology of Shropshire: insights from modern glaciology. Proceedings of the Shropshire Geological Society, 15, 20–Author: Simon James Cook.Surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of the South Shropshire Hills, Church Stretton is a historic market town Near the Welsh border.

It’s the only settlement in the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and the first “Walkers are Welcome” town in the midlands.The Church of St Giles, Great Stretton, Leicestershire 4 St Giles Church, Great Stretton The church of St. Giles stands in a small churchyard in the fields to the south of the Gartree road.

It consists of a low, battlemented western tower, a nave and chancel all of one piece, and a south porch. It is largely built of soft and badly weathered.