The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Ingleton Group

Computer Code: ING Preferred Map Code: InG
Status Code: Full
Age range: Arenig Series (OR) — Arenig Series (OR)
Lithological Description: Interbedded succession of grey-green turbiditic sandstone,siltstone and conglomerate.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Base not reached.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Unconformably overlain by Upper Ordovician and Silurian strata.
Thickness: At least 600m
Geographical Limits: Restricted to the Craven Inliers, North Yorkshire. Also recovered from the Beckermonds Scar Borehole, in upper Wharfedale about 10km northeast of Horton-in-Ribblesdale [Wilson and Cornwell, 1982]
Parent Unit: Not Applicable (-)
Previous Name(s): Ingletonian (-2258)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Partial Type Section  Entrance to quarry at Horton-in-Ribblesdale, and the nearby railway cutting Arthurton et al.,1988 
Arthurton, R S, Johnson, E W and Mundy, D J C. 1988. Geology of the country around Settle. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 60 (England and Wales). 
Wilson, A A and Cornwell, J D. 1982. The Institute of Geological Sciences borehole at Beckermonds Scar, North Yorkshire. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Vol.44, 59-88. 
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