The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Suffolk Pebble Bed

Computer Code: SUFP Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Ypresian Age (GY) — Ypresian Age (GY)
Lithological Description: The Suffolk Pebble Bed comprises well-rounded flint gravel with faunal debris.
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: Orwell Member (ORW)
Previous Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
none recorded or not applicable
Reference(s):
Aldiss, D.T., 2012. The stratigraphical framework for the Palaeogene successions of the London Basin, UK. British Geological Survey Open Report OR/12/004. Available from http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/17121/. 
Jolley, D.W., 1996. The earliest Eocene sediments of eastern England: an ultra-high resolution palynological correlation, In: Knox, R.W.O., Corfield, R.M., Dunay, R.E. (Eds.), Correlation of the Early Palaeogene in Northwest Europe. Geological Society of London Special Publication 101, pp. 219-254. 
Boswell, P G H. 1927. The geology of the country around Ipswich. Memoir of the Geological Survey of England and Wales, Sheet 207 (England and Wales). 
Curry, D. 1958. Part 3a XII Palaeogene. Lexique Stratigraphique International. Whittard, W F, and Simpson, S (editors). Vol.1 Europe (Paris: Centre Nationale de la Research Scientifique.) 
Boswell, P G H. 1915. The stratigraphy and petrology of the Lower Eocene deposits of the north-eastern part of the London Basin. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, Vol. 71, 536-591. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable