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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie F,S,A,

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 692
 Date Entered 06/03/2013
 Updated on 06/03/2013
 Recorded by Tim Laurie
 Category Geological Record
 Record Type Geological HER
 SWAAG Site Name 
 Site Type 
 Site Name 
 Site Description 
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 27/03/2013
 Location Shaw Beck North Side.
 Civil Parish Marrick
 Brit. National Grid NZ 06652 02575
 Altitude 273m
 Geology In talus scree below Richmond Cherts exposed in low cliff.
 Record Name The fossil Hyalostelia smithi at its Type Location 'Near Richmond'
 Record Description This fossil Lower Carboniferous sponge, Hyalostelia smithi, is at its Type Location 'Near Richmond' Reference: 'British Palaeozoic Fossils 'British Natural History Museum, 1966. Figure Plate 41.
 Dimensions See photos
 Geographical area 
 Scientific Name 
 Common / Notable Species 
 Tree and / or Stem Girth 
 Tree: Position / Form / Status 
 Tree Site ID 0
 Associated Site SWAAG ID 0
 Additional Notes This fossil has also been recorded at Whitcliffe Scar and in Clapgate Gill.
 Image 1 ID 4103         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description The fossil sponge Hyalostelia smithi.Lower Carboniferous. Scree below Richmond Chert at Shaw Gill
 Image 2 ID 4104         Click image to enlarge
 Image 2 Description The findspot: Shaw Gill, North Side. Low cliff.
 Image 3 ID 4105         Click image to enlarge
 Image 3 Description Shaw Gill with the Prys Mine Shop.
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