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Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

A-Z Geological Site Index

These are geological sites in our geological site database. See also our geology site map and Geological sites search pages.

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All geology sites
Alphamstone Church (churchyard boulders)
Alphamstone Gravel Pits
Alsa Lodge Gravel Pit
Ardleigh Gravel Pit SSSI (Martells Quarry)
Arena Essex Sand Pit, West Thurrock
Arkesden War Memorial
Ashdon Brickworks Pit
Ashdon meteorite (site of fall)
Ashdon Road Swallow Hole
Ashdon Sarsen Stone
Asheldham Pit
Audley End House Septarian nodule
Audley End Sarsen Stone
Aveley Clay Pits
Aveley, Purfleet Road SSSI
Baldwins Farm and Barling Hall Pits
Ballingdon Hill (road cutting)
Ballingdon Hill Sand Pit (site of)
Bartlow Gravel Pit
Bartlow Road Chalk Pit
Beacon Cliff
Beauchamp Roding Sarsen stone
Beaumont Hill Sarsen Stone
Beaumont Quay Limekiln
Beaumont Red Crag Outlier
Beckton Borehole (site of)
Beehive Lane Sarsen Stone
Belhus Park Motorway Cutting
Belhus Woods Country Park
Bentfield End Sarsen Stone
Billericay Railway Cutting
Birch Gravel quarry
Birchanger Interchange (M11 motorway cuttings)
Blackmore Post Office Stone
Blackweir Pond, Epping Forest
Boarded Barns Farm Glacial Lake
Bocking Church Street (mammoth finds)
Bordeaux Pit
Botany Pit
Bow Creek Meanders
Bradwell Chenier Ridges (part of Dengie SSSI)
Bradwell Gravel Quarry
Brentwood Brickworks
Brentwood Bypass Drainage Trench
Brentwood Railway Cutting
Brick Kiln Hill Brickworks Pit
Brickbarn Wood
Brightlingsea Copperas Works (site of)
Broomfield Gravel Quarry
Broomfield Sarsen Stones
Buckingham Hill Sand Quarry
Buell Spring
Bulls Lodge Gravel Quarry
Bulmer Brickworks
Bushy Hill
Canfield Quarry
Canvey Island Borehole (site of)
Canvey Island mammoth tooth
Castle Chalk Pit
Catholic Church of Our Lady Immaculate, Chelmsford
Catmere End Sarsen Stone
Chadwell St Mary Sarsen Stone
Channels Puddingstone
Chelmsford Museum Puddingstone
Chigborough Lakes Nature Reserve
Chigwell M11 motorway excavations
Chingford Mill Pumping Station
Chingford reservoir excavations
Church Lane Gravel Pit (site of)
City of London Cemetery
Clacton Cliffs and Foreshore (part of Clacton Cliffs and Foreshore SSSI)
Clacton Golf Course (part of Clacton Cliffs and Foreshore SSSI)
Clatterbury Lane Puddingstone
Cobbins Brook
College Wood Gravel Pits
Colne Point Shingle Spit (part of Colne Estuary SSSI)
Coombe Green Sand Pit
Coombe Wood
Coopers Beach (Restaurant Site) (part of Colne Estuary SSSI)
Coopers End Farm Boulder
Copford Brick Pits (site of)
Copperas Bay and Copperas Wood
Cowlands Farm Quarry
Cranham (temporary exposures of London Clay)
Crave Hall Farm Chalk Pit
Crown House Borehole (site of)
Cudmore Grove Cliffs and Foreshore (part of Colne Estuary SSSI)
Dagenham Breach
Dakings Pit
Danbury Common gravel pits
Davy Down Riverside Park Sarsen Stone
Debden Puddingstone
Debden Road Chalk Pit
Debden Water Gravel Pit
Dedham sarsen gravestone
Deremy's Stone
Doddinghurst Road Main Drainage Scheme
Doggetts Pit
Dolphin Chalk Quarry
Dovercourt Red Crag outliers
Dovercourt Spa (site of)
Dunton Research and Engineering Centre (temporary excavation)
East London Pingos
East Tilbury Marshes
Eastbrookend Country Park
Eastwood Pumping Station
Elm Grove Summer House
Elmdon Lee Chalk Pit
Elmhurst Gardens road cutting
Elsenham Quarry
Elsenham Spring Water Factory
Fairlop Waters Country Park
Farnham Sarsen Stone
Ferriers Farm Pit (Bures Pit)
Fields east of Stifford Bridge
Finchingfield Boulder
Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve
Fireball meteor of 1890
Five Bells Railway Cutting
Flitch Way Ballast Pit and Tufa Springs
Fobbing Borehole
Folkestone Road allotments
Fossil mammals from Prittlewell
Foulness Island SSSI
Foxborough Pit
Friars Park (former brick pits)
Frinton cliffs
Fultons Farmhouse Boulder
Furze Hill Gravel Pit
Galleywood Common
Gallions Reach (temporary excavation)
Gants Pit (site of)
Gaylers Brick Pit (site of)
Gerpins Pit, Rainham
Gestingthorpe Brickworks (site of)
Gibson Boulders
Glemsford Picnic Site (Essex side of the border)
Globe Pit SSSI
Goldhanger Village Well
Goldsands Road Pit SSSI
Grave of Edward Charlesworth
Gravel Wood
Grays Gorge (previously known as Grays Chalk Quarry)
Grays Town Park
Great Braxted Church
Great Chesterford Gravel Pit (site of)
Great Chesterford Primary School
Great Clacton sarsen stone (unlocated)
Great Holland Pits Nature Reserve
Great Yeldham Brickworks (site of)
Greenfields Pingo
Grimsditch Wood Flint Mines (site of)
Grove Road, Woodford (temporary excavation)
Gun Hill Gravel Pit, West Tilbury (also known as Broom Hill)
Hackney Crocodile (precise location of find not known)
Hackney Wick Pit (site of)
Hadleigh Castle landslip
Hadleigh Country Park
Hadleigh Great Wood
Hainault Forest
Hall Lane Road Cutting (A127)
Hallsford Bridge Clay Pit (site of)
Hambro Hill Sand Pits
Hamford Water National Nature Reserve
Hangmans Wood Deneholes
Harlow Common M11 motorway cutting
Harlow Puddingstone
Harlow town centre
Harts Wood
Harwich Borehole (site of)
Harwich Foreshore SSSI
Harwich Roman Cement Works (site of John Pattrick’s cement works)
Hatfield Forest erratic boulders
Havering Ridge (includes Havering Country Park and Bedfords Park)
Havering Well (site of)
Herongate and Lapwater Hall Main Drainage Scheme
High Easter Sarsen Stone
Highest point in Essex
Highwood Gravel Quarry
Hill House Sarsen Stone
Hockley Spa Pump Room
Hockley Woods
Holdens Wood Gravel Pits
Holland-on-Sea (former exposures of London Clay)
Holland-on-Sea Cliff SSSI
Hollow Lane Gravel Pit
Hornchurch Dell
Hornchurch Railway Cutting SSSI
Howe Lane Sand Pit
Hullbridge foreshore
Hunnables Gravel Pit
Hunter Avenue, Shenfield (site investigation borehole)
Ilford brick pits (site of)
Ilford Southern Relief Road (temporary excavation)
Ingatestone borehole (site of)
Ingatestone boulders
Jaywick Foreshore (part of Clacton Cliffs and Foreshore SSSI)
Jupes Hill Landslip
Jury Hill
Kennington Park and Sandy Lane Pit
Kingley Wood road cutting (A127)
Knighton Wood
Lakeside, West Thurrock
Lamarsh Railway Cutting
Langdon Hills Country Park
Langtons Gravel Pit
Larks Wood
Leigh Cement Works (site of)
Leigh Spring (site of)
Leper Stone
Lexden Brick Pit (site of)
Lexden Gathering Grounds
Lexden Springs Nature Reserve
Leyton Flats (Snaresbrook Park)
Limefields Pit
Lincewood (part of Langdon Nature Reserve)
Lion Gorge (previously known as Lion Pit)
Lion Pit Tramway Cutting SSSI
Little Chishill Borehole (site of)
Little Dunmow Railway Cutting
Little Oakley Channel SSSI
Little Oakley coprolite pits (site of)
Little Oakley Red Crag pit (site of Harmer’s pit)
Littlebury M11 motorway cuttings
Lofts Farm Pit SSSI
London Clay fossils from the former Lea Valley gravel pits
Lords Bushes
Loughton Brook Meanders
Loughton Station Borehole
Low Street Pit, West Tilbury
Lucas Farm boulders
Maggots End Puddingstone
Maldon Railway Cutting SSSI
Mallows Green Chalk Pit
Mammoth Cottages, Barking
Mar Dyke Interchange Motorway Cutting
Margaretting railway cutting
Marks Tey Brick Pit SSSI
Maylandsea Foreshore (part of Blackwater Estuary SSSI)
Mill Wood Sand Cliff
Millennium Stone
Miller's Well (site of)
Mistley Heath (Elephant and rhinoceros remains)
Mistley High Street Cobble Wall
Moat Farm Sarsen Stone, Gestingthorpe
Moreton Gravel Quarry (site of)
Nags Head Lane M25 motorway cutting
Nazeing Gravel Pits
Nether Hall Farm Sarsen Stones, Gestingthorpe
Nether House Farm Sarsen Stones, Wickham St.Paul
Newney Green Pit SSSI
Newport Chalk Quarry
Newport Grammar School Borehole (site of)
Newport Puddingstone
Noak Bridge road cutting
Norsey Wood Nature Reserve
North Stifford Church Puddingstone
Northey Island foreshore
Norton Heath Gravel Pits
Oak Hill Pit
Ockendon Clay Plant (Grange Farm Clay Pits)
Orsett Cock Quarry
Orsett Depot Quarry
Osea Island foreshore
Ovington Hall Sarsen Stone
Parish Chalk Pit, Arkesden
Park Farm Boulder, Havering-atte-Bower
Park Farm Road Interglacial Site
Parsloes Park
Parsons Spring Gravel Pits
Patterned ground west of Clacton
Pickets Lock and Angel Road Pits (site of) (Lee Valley Arctic Bed)
Pinchpools Chalk pit
Pit north-west of Wanstead Park (site of)
Pole Hill
Pound Farm Sarsen Stones, Gestingthorpe
Pound Wood Nature Reserve
Purfleet Chalk Pits SSSI
Purfleet foreshore Chalk outcrop
Purfleet Submerged Forest
Quendon Church Sand Pit (site of)
Radwinter Road Chalk Quarry
Rainham Submerged Forest
Rams Farm sarsen stone
Ray Hill
Rayleigh Brick and Tile Works (Down Hall Brickworks) (site of)
Red House and Stonehall Farm gravel pits (site of)
Ridgewell Erratic Boulders
River Ter SSSI
Rolstons Pit (site of)
Roots Hall Gravel Pit (site of)
Roxwell Road Kettle Hole
Royston Road Gravel Pit
Running Well
Saffron Walden Museum Boulders
Saffron Walden Waterworks Well (site of)
Sandmartin Cliff
Sandon Pit
Sandy Lane Chalk Quarry
Shenfield Brickworks Pit (site of)
Shipwrights Wood
Shire Hill Cement Works (site of)
Shire Hill Clay Pit (site of)
Shoeburyness foreshore
Skitts Hill Brickworks
Socketts Heath Gravel Pit (site of)
Soken Wood
Southend cliffs and landslips
Spains Hall Sarsen Stone
Springfield Park, Hackney
Springfield Spring
St. Chad's Well (site of)
St. Germanus Church, Faulkbourne
St. Giles Leper Hospital (remains of)
St. Helens Chapel, Wicken Bonhunt
St. Johns Church, Great Clacton
St. Johns Church, Stratford (church memorials)
St. Lawrence Church, Eastwood (boulder inside church)
St. Margarets Church, Barking
St. Margarets Church, Woodham Mortimer
St. Mary's Church, Steeple Bumpstead
St. Marys Church, Ardleigh
St. Marys Church, Great Bentley
St. Marys Church, Lawford
St. Michaels Viewpoint
St. Nicholas Church, Little Wigborough
St. Osyth Gravel Pit SSSI
St. Osyth Marsh (part of Colne Estuary SSSI)
St. Osyth Priory Gatehouse
St. Peters Church, Colchester
St. Peters Well
St. Swithins Pit (Carswell Pit) (site of)
St.Nicholas Church, South Ockendon
Stanford Warren Angling Lakes
Stansted Airport Stone
Star Lane Pits
Steeple Bay Foreshore
Stock borehole
Stock Road Gravel Pits
Stonebridge Hill Sarsen Stone
Strawberry Hill Pond, Epping Forest
Sunnymead Farm Gravel Cliff
Temple Mills Gravel Pit (site of)
Terriers Farm Well (site of)
Tesco Distribution Centre Quarry, West Thurrock
Thames Flood Barrier
The Cliff SSSI
The Coppice
The Naze Cliffs SSSI
Thorndon Country Park North
Thorpe Bay brickworks (site of)
Thurrock College Sarsen Stone
Thurrock Museum Sarsen Stone
Tilbury Docks
Turners Farm Gravel Pit
Twinstead Sarsen Stone
Tye Green Kettle Hole
Tylers Common and Upminster Well
Ugley Green Puddingstone
Ugley Park Quarry SSSI
Upminster Brickworks (site of)
Upminster interglacial sites (general)
Upminster to Grays Railway Line
Vange Hall Brickworks Pit (disused), Vange Hill
Wades Hall Gravel Pit
Wallbury Camp Gravel Pit
Walthamstow Reservoir Excavations
Walton - fossils dredged offshore
Walton foreshore interglacial site
Walton former copperas works (site of)
Wanstead 'Parish Pit' (site of)
Wanstead Flats
Wanstead Park Grotto
Wanstead Spa (site of)
Warren Gorge (previously known as Warren Pit)
Waterworks Corner (road excavations)
Weeley Borehole (site of)
Weeley Heath Bypass (excavations for)
Wendon Place Boundary Wall
West Maldon landslip
West Silvertown Channel
West Thurrock Cemetery
West Tilbury Wells
West Wood
Westcliff High School for Girls (games field)
Westley Lane Chalk Pit
Whalebone Lane ice wedge polygons
White Colne Fishing Lakes
White Notley Puddingstone
Whitehill Wood Chalk Pits
Wicken Water Boulders
Wickham Hall Farm Sarsen Stones, Wickham St. Paul
Widdington Puddingstone
Wintry Wood Brick Pit
Witham Spa (site of)
Wivenhoe Gravel Pit SSSI
Wix bypass (excavations for)
Woodford medicinal wells (site of)
Woodrolfe Creek Saltmarsh
Wormingford Mere
Wouldham Cliff (Chalk Cliff)
Wouldham Cliff (Involutions)
Wouldham Cliff (Solution Pipes)
Wrabness Brickearth Cliffs and Foreshore
Wrabness London Clay Cliffs (part of Stour Estuary SSSI)
Wrabness Railway Cutting
Wyldingtree sarsen stones
Yew Tree Inn Puddingstone
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