Essex Field Club on Facebook

Video about the Club

Apamea monoglypha
find out more... Dark Arches larvae head Copyright: Robert Smith

Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
registered charity
no 1113963
HLF Logo A-Z Page Index

Visit Our Centre

EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkIn January we are only open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Autumn recording Record Grey Squirrel Record Fly Agaric
Record Ivy Bee
Record Wild Teasel
Record Sloe, Blackthorn
Record Garden Spider Record Nigma walckenaeri spider

Geology Site Account

A-Z Geological Site Index

Low Street Pit, West Tilbury, , Thurrock District, TQ672775, Potential Local Geological Site

show OS map    

Low Street Pit is a disused, wooded sand and gravel pit south of Station Road between east Tilbury and West Tilbury. It is situated on a patch of Mucking Gravel, which is the down-stream equivalent of the Taplow terrace of the Thames and was laid down about 200,000 years ago. The gravel has been excavated down to the Thanet Sand below which is ex-posed on the floor of the pit.

The pit is private but has been designated as a Local wildlife Site.

 

if you have an image please upload it



Geology Site Map
A-Z Geological Site Index