The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Guiseley Grit

Computer Code: GSYG Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Marsdenian Substage (CZ) — Marsdenian Substage (CZ)
Lithological Description: Coarse-grained, massively bedded sandstone, somewhat finer and flaggy in its lower part.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.12 to 21m
Geographical Limits: West Yorkshire area [Guiseley between Leeds and Otley].
Parent Unit: Marsden Formation (MARSD)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): NAB END SANDSTONE
BEACON HILL FLAGS
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
none recorded or not applicable
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E069 E070 E086 E078 E077