Cook's Wood Quarry
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||Somerset|
|Area||0.8 hectares (0.0080 km2; 0.0031 sq mi)|
|Natural England website|
Cook's Wood Quarry also known as Holcombe Quarry (grid reference ) is a 0.8 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest near Stoke St Michael on the Mendip Hills in Somerset, notified in 1988.
The main exposures are cut in very steeply-dipping Carboniferous Limestone. This was the original locality for the type section of the proposed ‘Cookswoodian Stage’.
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- English Nature website (SSSI information)