The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Stonehouse Under Limestone [Obsolete Name And Code: Use BBLS]

Computer Code: STUL Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Brigantian Substage (CX) — Brigantian Substage (CX)
Lithological Description: A pale to dark grey, argillaceous, crinoidal, bioclastic limestone, interpreted to be of marine origin.
Definition of Lower Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Definition of Upper Boundary: none recorded or not applicable
Thickness: From 0.5 m to 1.0m thick around Stonehouse and Strathaven, farther south at Muirkirk it is 2.0m thick, and 2.5m at Dalquahandy, in the Hamilton district.
Geographical Limits: none recorded or not applicable
Parent Unit: Lawmuir Formation (LWM)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Reference Section  Avon Water, south of Braehead. 
Reference(s):
Paterson, I B, McAdam, A D and MacPherson, K A T. 1998. Geology of the Hamilton district. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet 23W (Scotland). 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
S023