The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Ardwick Group [Obsolete Name And Code: See WAWK]

Computer Code: ARG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Bolsovian Substage (CC) — Asturian Substage (CAS)
Lithological Description: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: none recorded or not applicable
Geographical Limits: Lancashire and Cheshire.
Parent Unit: none recorded or not applicable
Previous Name(s): Ardwick Formation (-3174)
Alternative Name(s): Warwickshire Group
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Powell, J H, Chisholm, JI, Bridge, D M, Rees, J G, Glover, B W and Besly, B M. 1999. Stratigraphical framework for Westphalian to Early Permian red-bed successions of the Pennine Basin. British Geological Survey Technical Report WA/99/10. 
Ramsbottom, W H C, Calver, M A, Eagar, R M C, Hodson, F, Holliday, D W, Stubblefield, C J and Wilson, R B. 1978. A correlation of the Silesian rocks in the British Isles. Geological Society of London, Special Report No.10. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E084 E085 E097 E098