The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Coddington Till Formation

Computer Code: CODT Preferred Map Code: CT
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Anglian Stage (QA) — Anglian Stage (QA)
Lithological Description: Consolidated, red silty clay or clayey silt with pebbles to boulders of local and exotic lithologies.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Placed generally where the till overlies the clays and silts of the underlying White House Silts. Locally, the base rests on Mathon Sand and Gravel.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Placed at junction of red till and overlying grey to yellow-brown stony clay solifluction/gelifluction deposits of Colwall Gelifluctate.
Thickness: Maximum proved thickness of c.10 metres.
Geographical Limits: Cradley - Glynch Brook Valleys, Herefordshire.
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Reference Section  Ditch section near Colwall Church, Colwall. Barclay, et al, 1992. 
Type Area  Northeast of the village of Coddington, Herefordshire. 
Reference Section  Section (now obscured) at Warner's Farm Pit, Mathon. Barclay, et al, 1992. 
Reference(s):
Barclay, W J, Brandon, A, Ellison, R A and Moorlock, B S P. 1992. A Middle Pleistocene palaeovalley-fill west of the Malvern Hills. Journal of the Geological Society of London, Vol. 149, 75-92. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E199