Bowlditch Quarry

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Bowlditch Quarry
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Bowlditch quarry.jpg
Bowlditch Quarry is located in Somerset
Bowlditch Quarry
Shown within Somerset
Area of Search Avon
Grid reference ST668558
Coordinates 51°18′01″N 2°28′39″W / 51.30035°N 2.47759°W / 51.30035; -2.47759Coordinates: 51°18′01″N 2°28′39″W / 51.30035°N 2.47759°W / 51.30035; -2.47759
Interest Geological
Area 0.6 acres (0.0024 km2; 0.00094 sq mi)
Notification 1952 (1952)
Natural England website

Bowlditch Quarry (grid reference ST668558) is a 0.25 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the village of Clandown, Bath and North East Somerset, notified in 1952.

The site provides a remarkable attenuated and broken succession stretching from the top of the Rhaetian to the lowest Pliensbachian periods. This Lias section provides a good example of biostratigraphic principles.[1]

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