The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hampole Beds

Computer Code: HMP Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Guadalupian Epoch (PUG) — Lopingian Epoch (PUL)
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: Generally 0 to 2m, locally reaching 4m at Cadeby Quarry.
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Not Entered (?)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Smith, D B. 1968. The Hampole Beds - a significant marker in the Lower Magnesian Limestone of Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol.36, 463-477. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable