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Geology of the Craven Arms Area

British Geological Survey

Geology of the Craven Arms Area

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English

  • Earth Sciences,
  • Craven Arms region,
  • England,
  • Geology

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    Open LibraryOL9279127M
    ISBN 100118800620
    ISBN 109780118800624

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Geology of the Craven Arms Area by British Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The geology of the Craven Arms area (explanation of Geological Sheet SO48). [Brian Arthur Hains; Institute of Geological Sciences (Great Britain)]. Craven Arms is a market town for the surrounding rural area, with a number of shops, banks, estate agents, a supermarket, an abattoir and many commercial/light industrial businesses.

It is also a visitor destination, being home or nearby to a number of attractions, and being central for visitors to the area of outstanding natural grid reference: SO Full text of "A hand-book of the geology of Shropshire" See other formats. Classical Areas Booklets Series. Descriptions of the geology of parts of Britain which are of special geological interest.

Several of these booklets compliment the scale "Classical Areas" geological maps. 12 products found Sort by. Designated inthe area encompasses square kilometres ( sq mi) of land primarily in south-west Shropshire, taking its name from the upland region of the Shropshire Hills.

The A49 road and Welsh Marches Railway Line bisect the area north-south, passing through or near Shrewsbury, Church Stretton, Craven Arms and Ludlow. Author of United Kingdom minerals yearbook, World mineral statistics, Geology of the Bristol District (District Memoirs), Northern England (British Regional Geology), Geology of the Country Around Ilfracombe and Barnstaple, Geology of the Country Around Chipping Norton, Geology of the Country Around Newton Abbot (Geological Memoirs & Sheet Explanations (England & Wales)).

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1 Lower Palaeozoic rocks of the Craven Inliers Eric Johnson. 2 The Craven Fault Zone — Malham to Settle David Mundy and Russell Arthurton. 3 Quaternary geology and geomorphology of the area around Kisdon, upper Swaledale James Rose.

4 The North Swaledale Mineral Belt around Gunnerside Dick Ineson and Brian Young. Geology of the Country Around Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Wenlock Edge and Brown Clee. Poor - Really bad and possibly seriously incomplete.

attractive none the less. Major defects will be described. The Shropshire Hills AONB is located in the south-west, covering an area of km 2 ( sq mi); it forms the only specifically protected area of the county. Inside this area is the popular Long Mynd, a large plateau of m (1, ft) and Stiperstones metres (1, ft) high to the East of the Long Mynd, overlooking Church Stretton.– Summer (DST): BST (UTC+1).

Based on a scanned copy of the review of a book published in Shrewsbury inwhich first appeared in the British Critic ofvol pages to The original book has yet to be located but, if found, may well prove to be the first geological essay to be published in, or written about, Shropshire.

Wenlock Edge's underlying geology stretches around 30 miles from Ironbridge to Craven Arms. The escarpment itself is around 15 miles long, from Much Wenlock to. The poet A. Housman used Shropshire as the setting for many of the poems in his first book, A Shropshire Lad, and many of Malcolm Saville's children's books are set in Shropshire.

Additionally, D. Lawrence's novella, St. Mawr, is partially set in the Longmynd area of South Shropshire. The Institute of Geological Sciences, Great Britain: Deep Geology Unit by Institute of Geological Sciences (Great Britain) (Book) A study of the maps and the computerised indexing of the The geology of the Craven Arms area.

Shrewsbury, Bishop's Castle, Clun, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Much Wenlock, Ironbridge, Wellington, Wem, Whitchurch, Ellesmere, Llanymynech, Nesscliffe Difficulty The well-marked Way is miles, depending on the route chosen, and requires moderate fitness and a good pair of walking boots to cover approximately 12 miles each day.

The Craven Lowlands, bounded to the north-west by the Millstone Grit of the Bowland Fells and to the south-east by that of the Pendle Range and the Mid-Pennine Moors of Yorkshire, is an area of Lower Carboniferous built of a series of E.N.E.—W.S.W. folds, the most.

Church Stretton is a small town in Shropshire, England, 13 miles (21 km) south of Shrewsbury and 15 miles (24 km) north of 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 local geology includes some of the oldest rocks in England and a notable fault is named OS grid reference: SO All reviews shropshire hills local area woolly mammoth cream tea cakes gift shop surrounding area free entry walk along the river children's activities an option dogs are allowed roast potatoes play equipment all ages sunday lunch home made pleasant staff salad worth a visit lovely cafe lovely food4/5().

Shropshire's countryside culminates in the Shropshire Hills, an area of upland moor and heath with a varied geology and such landmarks as the Long Mynd, the Stiperstones and Wenlock Edge.

Local history has been shaped by Shropshire's strategic location between England and Wales, and indeed the area changed hands many times over the years. The faunal-stratigraphy of the Ludlovian rocks between Craven Arms and Bourton, near Much Wenlock, Shropshire Article in Geological Journal 6(1) - April with 3 Reads.

The varied geology of the area, much in evidence on the walk, has been recognised by it becoming Britain's first Eurpean Geopark and it was a founding member of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network.

The book divides the walk into 18 daily stages of varying length and offers a choice of possibilities. Church Stretton is a market town in Shropshire, England, 13 miles (21 km) south of Shrewsbury and 15 miles (24 km) north of 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. It is perfectly situated in a beautiful part of the Dales, with excellent outdoor opportunities (and geology) in the area.

The staff care for us well, and there has been considerable invest of time and money in a hostel that was on the YHA reject list until it changed ownership.4/5. 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.

Dudmaston is home to one of the most important private collections of Modern art in Britain. Works include pieces by Moore, Matisse and Hepworth. Galleries open Sunday-Thursday from pm. There is an opportunity to join a tour of the collection before the doors open.

Our trees are laden with colourful, ripe fruits, ready for picking. Keep Location: Quatt, near Bridgnorth, WV15 6QN, Shropshire.

AMAZON BOOK REVIEW. CELEBRITY PICKS. Featured New Release Books See more Previous page. Hello, Summer Mary Kay Andrews Kindle Edition. $ $ 99 $ $ () The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill. A Shropshire Lad, the most famous work by A E Housman, uses Shropshire as the setting for many of its poems.

St Mawr, a novella by D H Lawrence, is partially set in the Long Mynd area of southern Shropshire. In Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Jonathan Strange is from the county, and some parts of the book are set there. Within 45 mins: Ludlow - castle, renowned for ‘slow food’.

Church Stretton – Acton Scott historic farm as seen on BBC, Caer Caradoc hill fort, and a huge antiques centre. Stiperstones and Long Mynd – world famous walking in dramatic landscape. Mitchells Fold stone circle. Snailbeach – underground mine and restored miners cottages, The Bog heritage centre - crafts and teas.

Sequence stratigraphy of the type Wenlock area (Silurian), England. Craven Arms, Wenlock. Edge and Brown Clee. H.M.S.O., London: pp. and the charts in this book present the most up to. A landscape of diversity and contrast created by varied geology, the Shropshire Hills provide a dramatic link between the Midlands and the Welsh mountains.

Of the hills themselves, the craggy Stiperstones and Wrekin, the moorland plateau and valleys of the Long Mynd, the quarried Clee Hills, the wooded Wenlock Edge and the rolling Clun Forest.

Craven Arms in South Shropshire is on the main A49 and contains the modern Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre. Also nearby is the stunning Stokesay Castle built in the 13th Century, which is in fact a fortified manor house and is open to the public.

The area around the town is ideal for walking and cycling. Campsites in the Shropshire Hills. Camping in the Shropshire Hills has an appeal that’s hard to deny. This land of rolling hills, woods and rivers on the border with Wales is. Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) covers a quarter of Shropshire, and is one of 46 AONBs in the UK.

This website will help you to find out what is special about the Shropshire Hills, ways to enjoy it and how it is conserved. Home > Things to do > United Kingdom > Shropshire > Craven Arms > Arts and Culture > Heritage Discover the heritage of the Shropshire Hills The heritage of the Shropshire Hills, as witnessed by the area’s buildings, can be traced back to the very earliest civilisations to make their home in.

Clitheroe Castle is the most southwesterly of a chain of mudmounds in the Bowland Sub-basin of the Craven Basin, that has been dubbed the Clitheroe 'Reef' Belt. They include important geological sites at Salthill and Bellman quarries, Crow Hill and Worsaw, Gerna and nates: 53°52′15″N 2°23′35″W /.

The general geology of the Lucknow area is complicated and masked to a great extent by the presence of an extensive sheet of Tertiary basalt, which forms a capping to rocks of early Palaeozic age. The older rocks comprise slates and two principal varieties of igneous rocks of doubtful origin, known locally as ‘andesite’ and ‘serpentine’.

Craven Arms is a small town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, on the A49 road and the Welsh Marches railway line, which link it north and south to the larger towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow respectively.

The Heart of Wales railway line joins the Welsh Marches line at Craven Arms and the town is served by Craven Arms railway station. The town is enclosed to the north by the Shropshire. and well illustrated book, Geology in Shropshire (pub.

Swan Hill Press in ). The website, UKRIGS Education Project, Earth Science On-Site, produces excellent geological information for schools with very effective diagrams and photographs The museum in Much Wenlock contains displays of.

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20K Leagues Under the Sea. Dr Olver is harder to reach! To get to Craven Arms by we would need to leave Martley at the latestand preferably as it is a fairly slow going tho only around 33 miles, John.

Paul’s notes–party to meet at am on Saturday 17th March at the Corvedale Road Car Park in Craven a genealogy site designed to help families discover their ancestors. We feature many helpful articles to help you in doing genealogy research.

We also have an extensive U.S. genealogy records directory with more than 1, items to help you to locate the genealogy records in many sources all in one place.Acton Scott is a village and parish near Church Stretton in Shropshire, England.

It lies in the Shropshire Hills area of outstanding natural beauty. The settlement was registered as Actune in the Domesday Book. It is most well known for the acre (, m²) Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, a Victorian living museum featured in the Victorian Farm BBC TV series.

Visitors to the farm can.