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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 792
 Date Entered 28/03/2014
 Updated on 28/03/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 24/03/2014
 Location Stainton Moor, The White Bog. Burnt mound close to track.
 Civil Parish Stainton
 Brit. National Grid SE 094 958
 Altitude 260m
 Geology Namurian sandstone, possibly the Ten Fathom Grit above The Main Limestone.
 Record Name Stainton Moor. The fossil compound coral, Lithostrotion sp., on small fragment of fire cracked stone.
 Record Description This fossil preserved on a small fragment of fire cracked sandstone was recognised by Mrs Shirley Gale during the recent visit by SWAAG members to the Army Ranges on Stainton Moor. The fossil was recognised at a large burnt mound, part quarried for road stone, located close to the Bronze Age settlement complex located north of the track at The White Bog.
 Dimensions See photos
 Image 1 ID 5273         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Fragment of fire cracked sandstone from burnt mound with Lithostrotion sp. Photo Shirley Gale.
 Image 2 ID 5274         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description Swaag Members on the track at The White Bog, approaching the findsite
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