The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hardrow Scar Limestone

Computer Code: HSCL Preferred Map Code: HScL
Status Code: Pending Upgrade
Age range: Brigantian Substage (CX) — Brigantian Substage (CX)
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: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Alston Formation (AG)
Previous Name(s): Hardraw Scar Limestone (-2853)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Moore D, 1958. The Yoredale Series of Upper Wensleydale and adjacent parts of North-West Yorkshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol.31, 91-148. 
Phillips J, 1836. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire, Part ii. The Mountain Limestone District. (London:John Murray). 
Dunham, K C, and Wilson, A A. 1985. Geology of the Northern Pennine Orefield. Volume 2 Stainmore to Craven. Economic Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheets 40, 41 and 50, and parts of Sheets 31, 32, 51, 60 and 61(England and Wales). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E050 E040 E041 E051 E060 E049