List of lithostratigraphical units, Carboniferous, onshore, southern Britain - by province

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Central England and North Wales[edit]

Formations of continental and peritidal facies (ungrouped)[edit]

Craven Basin
Stockdale Farm Formation
Roddlesworth Formation
East Midlands
Redhouse Sandstone Formation
Middleton Dale Anhydrite Formation
Calke Abbey Sandstone Formation
Arch Farm Sandstone Formation
Hathern Anhydrite Formation
Scalford Sandstone Formation
North Wales
Lligwy Sandstone Formation
Menai Straits Formation
Ffernant Formation
Penbedw Formation
Fron-fawr Formation
Pant Formation
Shropshire
Village Farm Formation
Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup

Bowland High Group[edit]

Chatburn Limestone Formation
Clitheroe Limestone Formation
Thornton Limestone Member
Coplow Limestone Member
Peach Quarry Limestone Member
Bellman Limestone Member
Trawden Limestone Group
Holme High Limestone Group

Peak Limestone Group[edit]

East Midlands Platform
Rue Hill Dolomite Formation
Milldale Limestone Formation
Belvoir Limestone Formation
Plungar Limestone Formation
Hopedale Limestone Formation
Woo Dale Limestone Formation
Iron Tors Limestone Member
Bee Low Limestone Formation
Chee Tor Limestone Member
Lower Miller’s Dale Lava Member
Miller’s Dale Limestone Member
Ravensdale Tuff Member
Monsal Dale Limestone Formation
Upper Miller’s Dale Lave Member
Winstermoor Lava Member
Lower Matlock Lava Member
Upper Matlock Lava Member
Shothouse Spring Tuff Member
Lees Bottom Lava Member
Shacklow Wood Lava Member
Cressbrook Dale Lava Member
Litton Tuff Member
Fallgate Volcanic Formation
Lathkill Lodge Lava Member
Conksbury Bridge Lava Member
Eyam Limestone Formation
Hathern Shelf
Milldale Limestone Formation
Holly Bush Member
Kevin Limestone Formation
Cloud Hill Dolostone Formation
Cloud Wood Member
Scot’s Brook Member
Ticknall Limestone Formation
Market Drayton Horst
Bowsey Wood Formation
Astbury Formation
Shropshire
Lydebrook Sandstone Formation
Sylvan Limestone Formation
Little Wenlock Basalt Member

Clwyd Limestone Group[edit]

Foel Formation
Llanarmon Limestone Formation
Llwyn-Y-Frân Sandstone Member
Nant-Y-Gamar Limestone Member
Leete Limestone Formation
Loggerheads Limestone Formation
Little Orme Limestone Member
Graig Fawr Limestone Member
Cefn Mawr Limestone Formation
Craig Rofft Sandstone Member
Red Wharf Limestone Formation
Minera Formation

Craven Group[edit]

Craven Basin
Hodder Mudstone Formation
Limekiln Wood Limestone Member
Phynis Mudstone Member
Whitemore Limestone Member
Hetton Beck Limestone Member
Leagram Mudstone Member
Buckbanks Sandstone Member
Embsay Limestone Member
Rain Gill Limestone Member
Twiston Sandstone Member
Hodderense Limestone Formation
Pendleside Limestone Formation
Rad Brook Mudstone Member
Bowland Shale Formation
Ravensholme Limestone Member
Park Style Limestone Member
Pendleside Sandstone Member
Rossendale Basin, Gainsborough Trough and Holme High
Derbyshire High and Edale Gulf
Ecton Limestone Formation
Widmerpool Formation
Tissington Volcanic Member
Bowland Shale Formation
Widmerpool Gulf
Long Eaton Formation
Lockington Limestone Formation
Widmerpool Formation
Ratcliffe Volcanic Member
Bowland Shale Formation
North Wales
Prestatyn Limestone Formation
Teilia Formation
Pentre Chert Formation
Bowland Shale Formation

Millstone Grit Group[edit]

Pennines
Pendleton Formation
Pendle Grit Member
Silsden Formation
Roeburndale Member
Claughton Member
Samlesbury Formation
Hebden Formation
Marsden Formation
Rossendale Formation
Staffordshire
Morridge Formation
Shropshire
Cornbrook Sandstone Formation
Cefn-y-fedw Sandstone Formation

Pennine Coal Measures Group[edit]

Pennine Middle Coal Measures Formation
Pennine Upper Coal Measures Formation
North Staffordshire Coalfield
Clayband Ironstone Member
Great Row Member
Black Band Ironstone Member
East Pennines Coalfield
Ackworth Member
Brierley Member
Hemsworth Member
Badsworth Member

Warwick Group[edit]

Gloddaeth Purple Sandstone Formation
Etruria Formation
Halesowen Formation
Dark Slade Member
Salop Formation
Alveley Member
Enville Member
Whitacre Member
Keresley Member
Allesley Member
Clent Formation
Tile Hill Mudstone Formation

South Wales-Bristol[edit]

Avon Group[edit]

South Wales
Tongwynlais Formation
Castell Coch Limestone Formation
Cwmyniscoy Mudstone Formation
Bristol
Shirehampton Formation
Jackie Parr Limestone Formation
Berkshire Coalfield
Kent Coalfield

Pembroke Limestone Group[edit]

South Wales: South and East Crop
Black Rock Limestone Subgroup
Barry Harbour Limestone Formation
Brofiscin Oolite Formation
Friars Point Limestone Formation
Berry Slade Formation
Gully Oolite Formation
Linney Head Formation
Hobbyhorse Bay Limestone Formation
Pen-y-holt Limestone Formation
Caswell Bay Mudstone Formation
High Tor Limestone Formation
Hunts Bay Oolite Subgroup
Cornelly Oolite Formation
Cefnyrhendy Oolite Member
Argoed Limestone Member
Stormy Limestone Formation
Stackpole Limestone Formation
Oxwich Head Limestone Formation
Pant Mawr Sandstone Member
Oystermouth Formation
South Wales: North Crop
Abercriban Oolite Subgroup
Clydach Valley Subgroup
Sychnant Dolomite Formation
Pwll-y-Cwm Oolite Formation
Pantydarren Formation
Blaen Onnen Oolite Formation
Coed Ffyddlwn Formation
Darren Ddu Limestone Member
Gilwern Oolite Formation
Llanelly Formation
Clydach Halt Member
Cheltenham Limestone Member
Penllwyn Oolite Member
Gilwern Clay Member
Garn Caws Sandstone Formation
Dowlais Limestone Formation
Oxwich Head Limestone Formation
Honeycombed Sandstone Member
Penderyn Oolite Member
Oystermouth Formation
Bristol
Black Rock Limestone Subgroup
Middle Hope Volcanic Member
Vallis Limestone Formation
Burrington Oolite Subgroup
Gully Oolite Formation
Caswell Bay Mudstone Formation
High Tor Limestone Formation
Flat Holm Limestone Member
Spring Cove Lava Member
Goblin Combe Oolite Formation
Clifton Down Mudstone Formation
Cromhall Sandstone Formation
Clifton Down Limestone Formation
Cheddar Limestone Member
Cheddar Oolite Member
Oxwich Head Limestone Formation
Shropshire
Oreton Limestone Formation
Berkshire
Kent Coalfield

Marros Group[edit]

South Wales
Aberkenfig Formation
Twrch Sandstone Formation
Bishopston Mudstone Formation
Telpyn Point Sandstone Formation
Bristol
Quartzitic Sandstone Formation
Cannington Park, Somerset
Rodway Siltstone Formation

South Wales Coal Measures Group[edit]

South Wales Lower Coal Measures Formation
South Wales
South Wales Middle Coal Measures Formation
South Wales Upper Coal Measures Formation
Bristol
Berkshire
Kent

Warwickshire Group[edit]

South Wales
Deri Formation
Pennant Sandstone Formation
Llynfi Member
Rhondda Member
Brithdir Member
Hughes Member
Swansea Member
Grovesend Formation
Bristol
Winterbourne Formation
Pennant Sandstone Formation
Downend Member
Mangotsfield Member
Grovesend Formation
Farrington Member
Barren Red Member
Radstock Member
Publow Member
Forest Of Dean
Trenchard Formation
Pennant Sandstone Formation
Coleford Member
Grovesend Formation
Cinderford Member
Newent Coalfield
Stallion Hill Sandstone Formation
Oxfordshire–Berkshire Coalfield
Pennant Sandstone Formation
Grovesend Formation
Witney Coal Member
Crawley Member
Burford Coal Member
Windrush Member
Kent Coalfield

South-West England[edit]

Exmoor Group[edit]

Pilton Mudstone Formation

The Hyner Mudstone and Trusham Mudstone Formations[edit]

Hyner Mudstone Formation
Trusham Mudstone Formation

Tamar Group[edit]

Rora Mudstone Formation
Saltash Formation
Whiteway Mudstone Formation
Yeolmbridge Formation

Teign Valley Group[edit]

Northern Margin and Northern Sub-Basin
Doddiscombe Formation
Codden Hill Chert Formation
Bampton Limestone Formation
Kersdown Chert Member
Westleigh Limestone Formation
Dowhills Mudstone Formation
Ashton Mudstone Member
Central Sub-Basin
Barras Nose Formation
Tintagel Volcanic Formation
Trambley Cove Formation
Meldon Shale and Quartzite Formation
Combe Mudstone Formation
Teign Chert Formation
Southern Sub-Basin and Southern Margin
Boscastle Formation
Buckator Formation
Brendon Formation
St Mellion Formation

Carboniferous of the Tavy Basin[edit]

Laneast Quartzite Formation

Chudleigh Group[edit]

Winstow Chert Formation
Winstow Mudstone Member
Ugbrooke Sandstone Formation

Holsworthy Group[edit]

Bealsmill Formation
Crackington Formation
Bideford Formation
Westward Ho! Member
Bude Formation