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EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public on Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays 11am-4pm. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
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Geology Site Account


Castle Chalk Pit, STANSTED MOUNTFITCHET, Uttlesford District, TL51702505, Historical site only

 
 
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Site name: Castle Chalk Pit

Grid reference: TL 5170 2505

Brief description of site:

Pit formerly exposed Reading Beds overlying Chalk (see section in Whitaker et al 1878). Pit still exists but in private garden and overgrown. Iron stained gravel at top of section could still be seen in 1996.

 

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Reference: Whitaker et al 1878 (fig.7), Lake & Wilson 1990 (p.5).

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