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Viewing website implies consent to set cookies on your computer. Full details Swaledale and Arkengarthdale Archaeology Group
Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 992
 Date Entered 06/05/2017
 Updated on 06/05/2017
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 03/05/2007
 Location Stang Forest
 Civil Parish Hope
 Brit. National Grid NZ 010 084
 Altitude 490m
 Geology Namurian sandstone above the Main Limestone and below the Little Limestone.
 Record Name Scargill. Stang Forest. Massed trace fossils reported by Jackie Snow on surfaces of quarried sandstone by forest road.
 Record Description This Record is uploaded on the basis of information and photographs provided by Jackie Snow. These interesting fossils are probably plant remains, the linear tube like fossils may be roots of plants similar to the mangrove. The more elaborate trace fossils in image no 3 could be different parts of the same unidentified plants or alternatively but improbably, of echinoids. NOTE! Quarries are dangerous places and if visited, Take Care.
 Dimensions See photos
 Additional Notes If any member can can identify these fossils, please let Jackie or me know.
 Image 1 ID 7316         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The fossil location, a disused quarry by a forest road close to the top SW corner of the Stang Forest.
 Image 2 ID 7318         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Unidentified trace fossils on surface of a quarried block. The linear tube like fossils are possibly roots of plants similar to mangroves.
 Image 3 ID 7317         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Unidentified small complex trace fossils on surface of a quarried block. Probably these small trace fossils are of different parts of the same plants as the linear fossils on image 2 above.
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