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