Motor excursion in Surrey.—Saturday. June 6th, 1914 - Geologists' Association excursion

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At Newlands Corner. BGS Image no: P804705

Announcement of the Motor Excursion to Surrey (Transcription from Circular, 167, 1914).[edit]

Announcement of the Motor Excursion to Surrey (Circular, 167, 1914)

Motor excursion in Surrey.—Saturday. June 6th, 1914.

DIRECTORS: THE PRESIDENT and DOUGLAS LEIGHTON, F.G.S. EXCURSION SECRETARY: E. C. MARTIN, Hatfield, Lower Park Road, Loughton, Essex.

Assemble at the south side of Trafalgar Square at 9.45 a.m. Start at 10 a.m. sharp, in covered motor char-à-banc, fare 5s. 6d. Seats are limited in number, and cannot be guaranteed unless booked beforehand. Apply to Mr. Martin at once, enclosing stamped addressed envelope for reply. A call will be made at Victoria (Buckingham Palace Road) at 10.5 to pick up members. Bring lunch. Tea at Wotton Hatch, 1s. 4d. each, This excursion has been arranged to form a general and comprehensive traverse of the beds forming the northern limb of the Wealden Anticline as exposed in Mid Surrey, and numerous sections will be visited, ranging from the Bagshot Sands to the Weald Clay. and special attention will be given to the physical features of the area. The route lies through a very picturesque district, and from Pitch Hill, almost the most southerly point to be touched, a splendid view over the Weald can be obtained.

The following will be the route: Putney Bridge, Wimbledon Common, Kingston, Esher, Oxshott, Leatherhead, Bookham, Horsley, Clandon, Newlands Corner, Shere, Pitch Hill, Ewhurst, Felday, Wotton, Dorking, Headley, Epsom, and Merton, arriving back at Charing Cross about 8 p.m.

REFERENCES.

Maps.-Geological Survey, Sheet 8, Old Series.

Ordnance Survey, 1 inch, Sheets, 270, 285, 286, 301.

1875. TOPLEY,W.-"Geology of the Weald." Mem. Geol. Surv

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Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914[edit]

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From: T W Reader geological photographs. 1914, 1916 - index, GA 'Carreck Archive'.

GA004 P804705 At Newlands Corner. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914. [Motor bus: Commercial Car Hirers R-17.].
GA004 P804706 Oxshott Heath. Pit in typical Bagshot Sand irregularly bedded with ferruginous concretions and thin seams of pipe clay. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804707 Gravel and clay with flints at Newlands Corner. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804708 Gravel and clay with flints at Newlands Corner. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804709 Sandstone Quarries, Pitch Hill. The calcareous sandstone is quarried in the Hythe Beds of the Lower Greensand. Very little chert is found in these quarries but the horizon is that of the Leith Hill Chert Beds. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804710 Sandstone Quarries, Pitch Hill. The calcareous sandstone is quarried in the Hythe Beds of the Lower Greensand. Very little chert is found in these quarries but the horizon is that of the Leith Hill Chert Beds. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804711 Sandstone Quarries, Pitch Hill. The calcareous sandstone is quarried in the Hythe Beds of the Lower Greensand. Very little chert is found in these quarries but the horizon is that of the Leith Hill Chert Beds. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804712 Sandstone Quarries, Pitch Hill. The calcareous sandstone is quarried in the Hythe Beds of the Lower Greensand. Very little chert is found in these quarries but the horizon is that of the Leith Hill Chert Beds. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804713 Carstone at the Rookery Section near Wotton. The Rookery fault runs in an east and west direction, the beds on the north being thrown down about 60 feet. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804714 Carstone at the Rookery Section near Wotton. The Rookery fault runs in an east and west direction, the beds on the north being thrown down about 60 feet. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804715 Pitch Hill. Lower Ferruginous Sands = Hythe Beds. These sands form the lowest beds of the Hythe Beds and underlie the Bargate Stone. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.
GA004 P804716 Wotton. Bargate Stone in road section. Motor excursion in Surrey, June 6th 1914.