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North side of Castle Hill

Quarry: 1

A siltstone exposure at an angle of 45 degrees, next to the western weir on the Back Brook. Some thick beds (60 cm) some much thinner. Formed under the sea, contains many fossils e.g. brachiopods. ...

Bradnor Hill Quarry

Quarry: 2

A narrow entrance widens out into a large pit (100 m. by 60m.), behind which is an outcrop of Silurian sandstone (which was formed in an ocean) containing quartz and mica. The stone is highly fract...

Quarry House Wood, Bradnor Hill

Quarry: 3

Several shallow hollows amongst trees, known locally as quarry workings. Micaceous sandstone which cleaves easily along bedding planes to produce flags 5-10 cm thick, some of which lie on the surfa...

Quarry House, Floodgates

Quarry: 4

An exposure 70m across with varying heights between 6m at the eastern end and 10m at the western end. Massive bedding (up to 70cm) and small bedding (up to 3mm) at the eastern end. Fossils were fou...

Ivy Chimney

Quarry: 5

A Raglan Mudstone quarry Hidden at the back of a sheep shed on Rhueville Farm. Marked on OS Herefordshire 017NE-04 1905 ''Quarry'. 2 metre face visible. 20 feet below has now been filled to current...

Parkwood Main Quarry

Quarry: 6

The rock slopes at an angle of 9 south east. The quarry itself is very deep and possibly fossiliferous. The newer rock is grey green, with black patches, less mica, less layering and strange nodule...

Parkwood Secondary Quarry

Quarry: 7

This quarry is a deep rectangular pit that is 12m long by 8m wide by 3.4m high. The rock dips at an angle of 18 south east. The quarry is surrounded by mature ash, beech and birch trees. Bedding la...

Haywood Spring Quarry

Quarry: 8

A very large quarry within the Raglan Mudstone Formation, with bedding ranging from 3-20cm. The rock slopes at an angle of 16 towards the south-east. It is 15m deep by 10m wide by 6.8m high. The sm...

Yeld Wood East (Yeld farm?)

Quarry: 9

Beds dip slightly (10 degrees) east on west side and are probably dipping into the slope. Bedding at the base is much thicker than that higher up. Mature trees surround the quarry. The quarry is 14...

Yeld Wood West

Quarry: 10

The face is 12m wide and roughly 4.5m high. There are signs of ripple and splash marks on the surface of the beds, so possibly deposited in a former alluvial plain. The bedding is clearly manifest ...