|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area||3.75 ha (9.27 acres)|
|Area of Search||County Durham|
|Website: Map of site|
Botany Hill, formerly known as Botany Quarry, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in the Teesdale district of south-west County Durham, England. It occupies a position on both sides of How Gill, just under 1 km north of the village of Hury, in Baldersdale.
The site is important as the type locality of the Botany Limestone, a widespread marker horizon that is key to an understanding of the stratigraphy of the Namurian sediments of the North Pennines and Northumberland Trough.
- Carruthers, R G (1937). "Alston Moor to Botany and Tanhill". Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society 23: 236–253. doi:10.1144/pygs.23.4.236.
- Reading, Harold G (1957). "The stratigraphy and structure of the Cotherstone Syncline". Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 113: 27–56. doi:10.1144/GSL.JGS.1957.113.01-04.03.
- "Botany Hill". English Nature. 1984. Retrieved 18 July 2010.
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