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stratigraphy of the Dovedale area, Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

D. Parkinson

stratigraphy of the Dovedale area, Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

by D. Parkinson

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Edition Notes

Reprinted from : The Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London. 1949. Vol. 105,part 2. pp.265-294.

Other titlesQuarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London.
ContributionsGeological Society of London.
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Open LibraryOL13904653M

  From Beechenhill Farm you can walk down the valley to Ilam, a tiny village (just 90 residents) on the Staffordshire-Derbyshire border, now mostly belonging to the National Trust. In Author: Sally Shalam. The Bungalow at Dovedale is located in the centre of the village of Ilam in Derbyshire, set in the stunning White Peak area of the Peak District National Park. The Bungalow is listed on Owner Direct please click here for more details. If you are Clergy looking for a retreat please call the number below to book.

Staffordshire. The title article on Dovedale appears to presume that Dovedale is just in Derbyshire, this is misleading when it is shared with Staffordshire. Work that takes place is done by both Derbyshire and Staffordshire County Councils, in cooperation. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Yadar21 (talk • contribs) , 7 August (UTC). Enjoy stunning views out to Dovedale in the Staffordshire Peak District, handily located just 2 miles from market town Ashbourne, gateway to the Peaks. Under 10 miles from Alton Towers. Thoughtfully kitted out and perfect for a couple or small family, sleeps with a mezzanine bedroom and a sofa bed.

The Country House takes its name from the novel by Sir Walter Scott, with the oldest part of the building dating back to the s, and enjoys a stunning location in the quaint Peak District village of Thorpe. The Country House has 11 acres of manicured gardens and grounds and the towering hill of Thorpe Cloud as a backdrop.4/5(). One of the most beautiful parts of the world is Dovedale, set in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales. In summer it's a great place for family day's out, with babbling brooks and green fields. In winter, especially with snow on the ground, it can be a challenging place, but equally /5(K).


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Stratigraphy of the Dovedale area, Derbyshire and Staffordshire by D. Parkinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Standard D2 (massif facies) is not reached within the area, the equivalent beds (P1) being of basin facies. The strata lying Derbyshire and Staffordshire. book the Rigid Block are undisturbed, but those to the south-west are folded along approximately north-north-west and south-south-east by: Thorpe village, elevated view from Thorpe Cloud, Spring, near Dovedale, Peak District, Derbyshire Staffordshire border, UK.

Dovedale is one of Derbyshire's finest and most popular dales. It is little more than 3 miles distance between Thorpe to the south of the dale and Milldale in the north with the famous part being the wooded ravine between the stepping stones, a short distance from the car park at the front of Thorpe Cloud and the cave like Dove Holes.

The Dovedale Stepping Stones date back to the late s as the area became a popular tourist attraction of the Victorian era. They have been protected by the National Trust since Thorpe Cloud.

Thorpe Cloud is a limestone hill that lies on the southern edge of Dovedale, on the border between Derbyshire and Staffordshire/10(22). According to a footpath count in Dovedale on a typical August Sunday in recorded 4, walkers on the Staffordshire bank of the river and on the Derbyshire side.

Photographs of the stepping-stones across the Dove must have appeared on more calendars and gift boxes of all shapes and sizes than any other countryside scene in England.

A high-level Dovedale Introduction to Walk Nat Park - Peak District - Dovedale Manifold Valley. County/Area - Derbyshire & Staffordshire. Author - Lou Johnson. Length - miles / km. Ascent - feet / metres.

Time - 6 hours 30 minutes. Grade - moderate. This Peak District walk captures many of the highlights of southern Dovedale. Getting There. A walk from the pretty village of Ilam (pronounced eye-lam).

The route starts in Staffordshire but also crosses into Derbyshire at Dovedale. The walk is easy going with only a couple of short inclines.

Along the walk you will negotiate several types of stiles, several gates, a set of wooden steps and a set of stone steps, 4/5(6). Includes insightful features on every key area, and 40 easy-to-follow routes with Ordnance Survey maps. THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE PEAK DISTRICT.

01 Derbyshire/Staffordshire Dovedale. The district described consists of the south-west corner of a large mass of Lower Carboniferous rocks stretching from the Weaver Hills in the south to the River Hamps valley in the north.

The Carboniferous Limestone makes a tilted plateau while the lower ground is occupied by Churnet Shales. The structure consists of a shallow anticline with numerous small folds super Cited by: The outstanding scenery of the Peak District and Derbyshire provides a paradise for walking, cycling and a whole variety of outdoor adventure sports such as rock climbing and hang gliding.

But if you want a more leisurely holiday, it has this too. 1: Make your way to The George Inn at Alstonefield to start this walk. The centre of the village is a maze of lanes around grassy triangle islands like a trio of village greens.

Alstonefield is Saxon in origin, its name deriving from ‘Aelfstan’s open land’. A lower carboniferous S 2 inlier near Hartington, Derbyshire. Author links open D. The Stratigraphy ofthe Dovedale Area, Derbyshire and Staffordshire.

Jl geol. Soc. Lond., lOS, PARKINSON, D. & A. LUDFORD. The Carboniferous Limestone of the Blore with Swinscoe District. North-East Staffordshire. with Revisions to the Cited by: 3. Milldale & Hall Dale from Alstonefield Introduction to Walk Nat Park - Peak District - Dovedale Manifold Valley.

County/Area - Derbyshire & Staffordshire. Author - Lou Johnson. Length - miles / km. Ascent - feet / metres. Time - 3 hours 0 minutes. Grade - easy/mod. This Peak District walk explores the River Dove, Milldale and Hall Dale in the White.

stratigraphy and structure by Parkinson & Ludford (). m in the Dovedale area, with dark, fine and coarse- (Derbyshire and Staffordshire) have. Campsites in Dovedale. The southern part of the Peak District is the gentler face of Derbyshire’s national park.

While the north, Dark Peak area, is all brooding moorland and towering heights, the White Peak is gently rolling hills and green dales. Parkinson, D. The stratigraphy of the Dovedale area, Derbyshire.

Staffordshire. Quarterly Journal of Geological Science, Vol, Chisholm, J I, Charsley, T J and Aitkenhead, N. Geology of the country around Ashbourne and Cheadle. Memoir of the British Geological Survey, Sheet (England and Wales). Bakewell's name is said to derive from the warm springs in the area - the Domesday book entry calls the town 'Badequella', meaning Bath-well.

The town was built on the West bank of the Wye at a spot where it was fordable and the site was probably occupied in Roman times (there is a Roman altar at Haddon Hall, found nearby).The Saxons left their mark here and in.

Alstonefield, Ashbourne, Staffordshire, UK Here in the White Peak area of the Peak National Park, characterised by its rolling plateau split by steep sided dales, lies the beautiful hamlet of hamlet nestles at the end of Dovedale and enjoys numerous walks starting and finishing there,with parking and a small refreshment shop for visitors/5(48).

History. The limestone rock that forms the geology of Dovedale is the fossilised remains of sea creatures that lived in a shallow sea over the area during the Carboniferous period, about million years ago. During the two ice ages, the limestone rock (known as reef limestone) was cut into craggy shapes by glacial meltwater, Coordinates: 53°03′35″N 1°46′36″W.

>The Stratigraphy of the Dovedale Area, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, England >Ijolitic Rocks near Homa Bay, Western Kenya >The Carboniferous System in. The precise event and its location are described in Kent's book The Mysterious Double Sunset.

Thorpe Cloud and Dovedale were used as locations in the film of Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe. Thorpe Cloud can be clearly made out in Location: Derbyshire, England.

The toilets are based at the car park at Dovedale and they recently suffered their fourth incident in Costs for damage, closure, staff time and .the carboniferous limestone of treak cliff, derbyshire, with notes on the structure of the castleton reef-belt by donald parkinson,p., Cited by: