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South Staffordshire

South Staffordshire District

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Dark Slade Wood, Teddesley Hay

SJ 973 163

Example of irregularly bedded sandstones and pebble beds with manganese deposits in cavities.

Lydiates Hill, Baggeridge Country Park, Himley

SO 898 926

Open access site for good exposures of calcareous conglomerate beds of the Salop Formation (Enville Member).

Orton Hill Quarry, Wombourne

SO 872 949
SO 877 946

Excellent example of Triassic sandstone and conglomerate beds in southern Staffordshire.

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