The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Lodgedale Member

Computer Code: LOD Preferred Map Code: LOD
Status Code: Full
Age range: Early Triassic Epoch (TE) — Early Triassic Epoch (TE)
Lithological Description: Pebbly sandstones and conglomerates.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Drawn where conglomerates become common in a sandstone sequence.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Where conglomerates cease to be common in the sandstone sequence.
Thickness: Up to 32m
Geographical Limits: Area south-east of Cheadle, Staffordshire.
Parent Unit: Chester Formation (CHES)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Reference Section  Intake Plantation Quarry. 15m section visible. 
Type Area  Lodgedale Farm/Winnothdale/Greatgate. 
Barrow, G, 1903. The Geology of Cheadle Coalfield. Memoir of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. 
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. 
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