The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Coventry Sandstone Formation [Obsolete Name And Code: See ASY]

Computer Code: CYS Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Asturian Substage (CAS) — 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: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Warwickshire Group (WAWK)
Previous Name(s): Coventry Sandstone (-3809)
Alternative Name(s): Salop Formation
Allesley Member
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. 
Old, R A, Sumbler, M G and Ambrose, K, 1987. Geology of the country around Warwick. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 184 (England and Wales). 
Old, R A, Bridge, D M and Rees, J G, 1990. Geology of the Coventry area. British Geological Survey Technical Report, WA/89/29 
Old R A, Hamblin, R J O, Ambrose, K, and Warrington G. 1991. Geology of the country around Redditch. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 183 (England and Wales). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E184 E183