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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***** 777
 Date Entered 18/02/2014
 Updated on 18/02/2014
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
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 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Army Range
 Record Date 12/04/2010
 Location Spring Scar Wood
 Civil Parish Stainton
 Brit. National Grid SE 090 970
 Altitude 200m
 Geology Loose rock of probable Richmond Chert in scree below quarried face of Main Limestone
 Record Name Ellerton Scar East. Quarries within Spring Scar Wood. Possible Goniatite fossil in Richmond Chert.
 Record Description Single spiral section of a Goniatite or Gastropod fossil (possibly Reticuloceras bilingue) preserved on the face of a loose slab of rock probably derived from the Richmond Chert Strata which overlies the sheer face of Ellerton Scar within Spring Scar Wood. Reference: British Palaeozoic Fossils p.166, plate 57, figure 4.
 Dimensions See images
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 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes Similar fossils have been seen in debris within the quarry at Downholme.
 Image 1 ID 5075         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 2 ID 5076         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 3 ID 5077         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 4 ID 5078         Click image to enlarge
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 Image 5 ID 5079         Click image to enlarge
 Image 5 Description Eastern section of Ellerton Scar, fossil found on slope below the cliff.
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