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East Staffordshire

East Staffordshire Borough

Site Name

Grid Ref.


Buttermilk Hill, Marchington

SK 109 284

Best exposures of rocks of Rhaetian age in Staffordshire

Fauld Crater, Hanbury

SK 183 277

Historical reminder of the use of geological excavations beyond their original purpose. Crater above gypsum mine from explosion of munitions stored there in WWII.

The Walk, Weaver Hills, Wooton

SK 094 464

An example of an observable change in limestone lithology which reflects depositional conditions.

Source: SGAP.  Note that these sites do not indicate public access - landowners' permission must be sought.

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Last Updated: July 19, 2013