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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

Geology Site Account


Roxwell Road Kettle Hole, WRITTLE, Chelmsford District, TL68350759, General geological site

 
 
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Site name: Roxwell Road 'Kettle Hole'

Grid reference: TL 6835 0759

Brief description of site:

A borehole on the Roxwell Road revealed silty peat layers with shells which appear to have accumulated in a depression in the underlying boulder clay. The peat has been interpreted by the British Geological Survey as an interglacial sediment (although it has not been dated). The depression may have been caused by melting of a block of ice and therefore the sediments may represent the infilling of a 'kettle hole' 450,000 years ago.

 

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