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Beech Caves, Swynnerton
SJ 855 382
Uncommon example of pillar-and-stall workings in a sandstone quarry.
Bishop's Offley (north), Adbaston
SJ 782 298
A road cutting showing a good length of examples of Triassic sandstone features.
Broadhill Scarp, Gnosall
SJ 801 196
An extensive outcrop of mottled Triassic sandstone
Brocton Gravel Pit (west), Brocton
SJ 974 191
Well-exposed example of Triassic pebble beds.
Cliffs Caves, Great Haywood, Colwich
SK 000 218
Fine exposure of Triassic building sandstone which also shows copper mineralisation in places.
Cotwalton Drumble, Stone
SJ 917 349
Triassic sandstone showing typical water-produced sedimentary structures.
Cowley canal cutting, Gnosall
SJ 823 196
Site where structures in the mudstones can be found.
Greatwood Farm Caves, Eccleshall
SJ 775 312
Examples of structures produced from the extraction basal 'marl' horizon.
Hanchurch Hills, Swynnerton
SJ 841 400
Historically important site associated with Charles Darwin and the recognition of an igneous dyke.
Highlows Farm Quarry, Coldmeece
SJ 858 334
Historically important site where the first magnetic geophysical equipment was tested.
High Onn Manor Church Eaton
SJ 825 162
Site which shows evidence of the direction of flow of glaciers in the last Ice Age.
Kingswood Bank Gravel Pit, Trentham Park, Swynnerton
SJ 854 403
Excellent example of typical Triassic sandstone and conglomerate interbedding.
Satnall Hills Quarry, Berkswich
SJ 983 208
Well-exposed example of the Cannock Chase Formation pebble beds.
Source: SGAP. Note that these sites do not indicate public access - landowners' permission must be sought.
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