Kellaways – West Tytherton, River Avon SSSI, Wiltshire

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River Avon

Kellaways - West Tytherton, River Avon SSSI (grid reference ST945750) is a 4.1 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest in Wiltshire, notified in 1998.

Located 3 miles (4.8 km) north east of Chippenham, this SSSI is of geological interest as the banks of the River Avon expose Callovian highly-fossiliferous sandstone which contains well-preserved bivalves, gastropods, brachiopods, belemnites and ammonites.[1]


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Coordinates: 51°28′26″N 2°04′50″W / 51.47393°N 2.08058°W / 51.47393; -2.08058