Slickstones Quarry, Cromhall

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Slickstones Quarry, Cromhall
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Water filled quarry
Area of Search Avon
Grid reference ST704916
Interest Geological
Area 2.7 hectare
Notification 1966
Location map English Nature

Slickstones Quarry, Cromhall (grid reference ST704916) is a 2.7 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest near the village of Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, notified in 1966.

The site shows red Triassic rocks in fissures of older carboniferous limestone.[1]

The quarry is home to Cromhall Diving Centre, used by trainees as there is a sloping entry (former road) and a pontoon.

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Coordinates: 51°37′21″N 2°25′44″W / 51.62244°N 2.42897°W / 51.62244; -2.42897