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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 11am-4pm, check. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
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Geology Site Account

Crave Hall Farm Chalk Pit, GREAT CHESTERFORD, Uttlesford District, TL53604444, General geological site

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Site name: Crave Hall Farm Chalk Pit

Grid reference: TL 5360 4444

Brief description of site:

Disused chalk pit excavated into the hillside at the junction of two tracks half a kilometre east of Crave Hall Farm. The pit has a 2 metre high cliff of white chalk with about 1 metre of vertical chalk visible above the talus. At the very top of the face appears to be a layer of boulder clay (till) consisting of white chalk pebbles in a light brown clay.

The pit can be seen from the track which is a public footpath but the pit is on private land and permission from the landowner is required for access.


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