The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Hulme Member

Computer Code: HUL Preferred Map Code: HUL
Status Code: Full
Age range: Early Triassic Epoch (TE) — Early Triassic Epoch (TE)
Lithological Description: Gravel dominated, comprising conglomerates, pebbly sandstones, and infrequent non-pebbly sandstones and argillaceous rocks.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Conformable at base of conglomerate at bottom of gravel-dominated part of the Hawksmoor Formation.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Conformable at top of conglomerate at top of gravel-dominated part of the Hawksmoor Formation.
Thickness: 0 - >115m
Geographical Limits: Western Needwood Basin.
Parent Unit: Hawksmoor Formation [Obsolete Name And Code Use: CHES] (HAW)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Area  Hulme Quarries (disused). Parkhall Country Park, Weston Coyney, Stoke-on-Trent. 
Reference(s):
Piper, D P, 1982. The conglomerate resources of the Sherwood Sandstone Group of the country east of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: Description of 1:25 000 resource sheet SJ94. Mineral Assessment Report of the Institute of Geological Sciences No. 91. 
Charsley, T J, 1982. A standard nomenclature for the Trassic formations of the Ashbourne district. Report of the Institute of Geological Sciences, No. 81/14. 
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). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
E123