The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hanchurch Sandstone Bed

Computer Code: HANS 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: North Staffordshire.
Parent Unit: Halesowen Formation (HA)
Previous Name(s): Hanchurch Sandstone (-1584)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Rees, J G and Wilson, A A. 1998. Geology of the country around Stoke-on-Trent. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 123 (England and Wales). 
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. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E123