The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units — Result Details

Trimingham Sand And Clay Member [Obsolete Name And Code: See TRIMC And TRIMS]

Computer Code: TRIM Preferred Map Code: notEntered
Status Code: Index Level
Age range: Pleistocene Epoch (QP) — Pleistocene Epoch (QP)
Lithological Description: Laminated sands, silts and clays, overlain by sands with thin silt and gravel layers, horizontally bedded, with climbing ripple lamination and trough cross-bedding.
Definition of Lower Boundary: Rests upon the Bacton Green Member.
Definition of Upper Boundary: Overlain by the Overstrand Formation.
Thickness: To about 43m
Geographical Limits: Around Trimingham, northeast Norfolk.
Parent Unit: Beeston Regis Formation (BERE)
Previous Name(s): Trimingham Sand Member (TRIMS)
Alternative Name(s): none recorded or not applicable
Stratotypes:
Type Section  The coastal cliff section by Trimingham village shows the Trimingham Sand and Clay Member overlying the Bacton Green Till Member. 
Reference(s):
Bowen, D Q. 1999. A revised correlation of Quaternary deposits in the British Isles. Geological Society Special Report, No. 23. 
Lunkka, J P. 1994. Sedimentation and lithostratigraphy of the North Sea Drift and Lowestoft Till Formations in the coastal cliffs of northeast Norfolk, England. Journal of Quaternary Science, Vol. 9, 203-233. 
1:50K maps on which the lithostratigraphical unit is found, and map code used:
none recorded or not applicable