The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hanged Man Bed

Computer Code: HGF Preferred Map Code: HGF
Status Code: Full
Age range: Tournaisian Stage (CT) — Tournaisian Stage (CT)
Lithological Description: Conglomerates and conglomeratic sandstones.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Faulted.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Faulted.
Thickness: 90m
Geographical Limits: Coastal section at Port Mary.
Parent Unit: Orroland Member (ORR)
Previous Name(s): Hanged Man Member (Former Formation) (-4704)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  Coastal section at Port Mary. 
Reference(s):
Deegan, C E. 1973. Tectonic control of sedimentation at the margin of a Carboniferous depositional basin in Kirkcudbrightshire. Scottish Journal of Geology, Vol. 9, p. 1 - 28. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S005