The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hillbeck Limestone [Obsolete Name And Code: Use AFL]

Computer Code: HLBL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Holkerian Substage (CQ) — Holkerian Substage (CQ)
Lithological Description: Limestones and shaly mudstones with a few thin sandstones.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: c.90m at its greatest development but diminishing northwards to about 30m.
Geographical Limits: Local name for the limestone beds overlying the Ashfell Sandstone Formation in the Brough under Stainmore area.
Parent Unit: Great Scar Limestone Group (GSCL)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
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:
none recorded or not applicable