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Westley Lane Chalk Pit, SAFFRON WALDEN, Uttlesford District, TL53634016, Potential Local Geological Site

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Site name: Westley Lane Chalk Pit

Grid reference: TL 5363 4016

Brief description of site:

Chalk pit excavated into the hillside on the side of Westley Lane, a track leading to Westley Farm. The pit has a fine, 4 metre high vertical cliff of very clean white chalk.

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.



Westley Lane Chalk Pit. Photo: G.Lucy

 

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