The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Appletree Limestone

Computer Code: APL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Asbian Substage (CR) — Asbian Substage (CR)
Lithological Description: Coral-rich limestone.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.3.7m
Geographical Limits: Area around Brampton, Cumbria.
Parent Unit: Tyne Limestone Formation (TYLS)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Lexique Stratigraphique International. 1971. Volume 1, Europe, Fascicule 3a, England, Wales and Scotland, Part 3a VII, Lower Carboniferous (Dinantian). 
Lexique Stratigraphique International. 1971. Volume 1, Europe, Fascicule 3a, England, Wales and Scotland, Part 3a VII, Lower Carboniferous (Dinantian). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E018 E012 E013