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== Excursion to Dinton, Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, Saturday, July 15th, 1911. (Transcription from GA Circular No. 135. Session 1910–1911. p.5-8) ==
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'''DIRECTOR''': T. T. GETHING.
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'''EXCURSION SECRETARY''': THOS. W. READER, 17, Gloucester Road, Finsbury Park, N.
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Leave Waterloo 8.50, due Dinton 11.47. To obtain cheap return tickets, 10s. 4d. each, meet Excursion Secretary at Booking Office, South Station, not later than 8.35 o'clock. Bring lunch.
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At Dinton examine sections in Lower, Middle, and Upper Purbecks with junction of Wealden Beds. Thence proceed by footpath to Teffont Ewyias, see a long section at Limekiln Quarry in Purbeck Beds, examine Fish Bed with ''Caturus, Comolepisdeer, Leptolepis ''and ''Pleuropholis, ''also ''Cypris ''and ''Cyrena ''shales.
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Walk to the picturesque ravine of Chilmark, and visit extensive workings in the Upper and Lower Portland Beds. The Ragstone or Lower Cyrena Beds yielding numerous gasteropods and bivalves. The Director will provide lights and facilities for visiting the great underground excavations.
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The party will then proceed to Lower Chicksgrove and see junction of Purbeck and Portland Beds with ''Trigonia, Serpula, ''etc., and the ''isopod ''limestone with ''Archaeoniscus brodiei, ''noting the peculiar fissures called " Lets."
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Walk to Ridge showing sections in Gault and Greensand with ''Ostrea vesiculosa, Pecten asper, ''and ''P. quadriocostatus.''
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From Ridge cross the Downs to Ladydown to visit quarries in Purbeck Beds. The fissile beds are worked for tilestones, and contain ''Cyrena ''and Fish remains. From these quarries were obtained the Purbeck columns of Salisbury Cathedral.
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Arrive at Tilbury at 6.0 p.m., where the Director invites the party to dine with him at the South Western Hotel.
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Total walking distance about 6 miles.
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''Cameras should be lakes on this excursion.''
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Leave Tisbury 7.26, Semley 7.57: arrive at Waterloo 10.34,
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General. section of oolitic strata in Vale of Wardour.
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'''REFERENCES.'''
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Geological Survey Map, Sheet 20, colour printed. 1s. 6d.
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1818. SOWERBY.—"Mineral Conchol." Vol. ii, p. 58.
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1854. BRODIE, P. B.—"On the Insect Beds of the Purbeck Formation in Wiltshire and Dorsetshire." ''Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc.,'' vol x, pp. 475–477.
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1875. BLAKE, J. F.—"On the Kimmeridge Clay of England." ''Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc.,'' vol. xxxi, pp. 196–233.
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1880. BLAKE, J. F.—"On the Portland Rocks of England." ''Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc.,'' xxxvi, p. 599–603.
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1881. ANDREWS, W. R.—"On the Purbeck Beds mf the Vale of Wardour.' ''Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., ''vol. xxxvii, pp. 248–253.
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1881. HUDLESTON, W. H.—"On the Geology of the Vale of Warden," ''Proc. Geol. Assoc.,'' vol. vii, pp. 161–183.
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1881. HUDLESTON, W. H.—"Note on some Gasteropoda from the Portland Rocks of the Vale of Wardour." ''Geol. Mag, ''p. 387.
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1891 JUKES-BROWNE, A. J., and ANDREWS, W. R.—"The Lower Cretaceous Series of the Vale of Wardour." ''Geol. Mag., ''p. 293.
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1894. ANDREWS, W. R., and JUKES-BROWNE, "On the Purbeck Beds of the Vale of Wardour," ''Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc..,'' vol. 1, p. 44.
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1895. WOODWARD, H. B.—"The Jurassic Rocks of Britain." ''Mem, Geol. Surv., ''vol. v, p. 4
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1895. WOODWARD, A. SMITH.—"The Purbeekian Fishes of the Vale of Wardour,” ''Geol. Mag.,'' p.45.
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1900.JUKES-BROWNE, A. J.—"Cretaceous Rocks of Britain." ''Mem. Geol. Surv.,'' vol. i, chap. xvi.
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1903. CLEMENT REED..--"The Geology of the Country Round Salisbury." ''Mem. Geol. Surv.''
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1903, BLACKMORE, H. P., and ANDREWS, W. Ft.—"Excursion to Salisbury and the Vale of Wardour." ''Proc. Geol. Assoc., ''vol. xviii, pp. 146–561. Price 1s.
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1910. WOODWARD, HORACE B.—"Geology in the Field—Wiltshire." pp. 399-302. Part II. Price to Members, 4s.
  
 
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Geologists' Association Circular No. 135. Session 1910–1911. p.5-8[edit]

Excursion to Dinton, Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, Saturday, July 15th, 1911. (Transcription from GA Circular No. 135. Session 1910–1911. p.5-8)[edit]

DIRECTOR: T. T. GETHING.

EXCURSION SECRETARY: THOS. W. READER, 17, Gloucester Road, Finsbury Park, N.

Leave Waterloo 8.50, due Dinton 11.47. To obtain cheap return tickets, 10s. 4d. each, meet Excursion Secretary at Booking Office, South Station, not later than 8.35 o'clock. Bring lunch.

At Dinton examine sections in Lower, Middle, and Upper Purbecks with junction of Wealden Beds. Thence proceed by footpath to Teffont Ewyias, see a long section at Limekiln Quarry in Purbeck Beds, examine Fish Bed with Caturus, Comolepisdeer, Leptolepis and Pleuropholis, also Cypris and Cyrena shales.

Walk to the picturesque ravine of Chilmark, and visit extensive workings in the Upper and Lower Portland Beds. The Ragstone or Lower Cyrena Beds yielding numerous gasteropods and bivalves. The Director will provide lights and facilities for visiting the great underground excavations.

The party will then proceed to Lower Chicksgrove and see junction of Purbeck and Portland Beds with Trigonia, Serpula, etc., and the isopod limestone with Archaeoniscus brodiei, noting the peculiar fissures called " Lets."

Walk to Ridge showing sections in Gault and Greensand with Ostrea vesiculosa, Pecten asper, and P. quadriocostatus.

From Ridge cross the Downs to Ladydown to visit quarries in Purbeck Beds. The fissile beds are worked for tilestones, and contain Cyrena and Fish remains. From these quarries were obtained the Purbeck columns of Salisbury Cathedral.

Arrive at Tilbury at 6.0 p.m., where the Director invites the party to dine with him at the South Western Hotel.

Total walking distance about 6 miles.

Cameras should be lakes on this excursion.

Leave Tisbury 7.26, Semley 7.57: arrive at Waterloo 10.34,

General. section of oolitic strata in Vale of Wardour.

REFERENCES.

Geological Survey Map, Sheet 20, colour printed. 1s. 6d.

1818. SOWERBY.—"Mineral Conchol." Vol. ii, p. 58.

1854. BRODIE, P. B.—"On the Insect Beds of the Purbeck Formation in Wiltshire and Dorsetshire." Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., vol x, pp. 475–477.

1875. BLAKE, J. F.—"On the Kimmeridge Clay of England." Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., vol. xxxi, pp. 196–233.

1880. BLAKE, J. F.—"On the Portland Rocks of England." Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., xxxvi, p. 599–603.

1881. ANDREWS, W. R.—"On the Purbeck Beds mf the Vale of Wardour.' Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., vol. xxxvii, pp. 248–253.

1881. HUDLESTON, W. H.—"On the Geology of the Vale of Warden," Proc. Geol. Assoc., vol. vii, pp. 161–183.

1881. HUDLESTON, W. H.—"Note on some Gasteropoda from the Portland Rocks of the Vale of Wardour." Geol. Mag, p. 387.

1891 JUKES-BROWNE, A. J., and ANDREWS, W. R.—"The Lower Cretaceous Series of the Vale of Wardour." Geol. Mag., p. 293.

1894. ANDREWS, W. R., and JUKES-BROWNE, "On the Purbeck Beds of the Vale of Wardour," Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc.., vol. 1, p. 44.

1895. WOODWARD, H. B.—"The Jurassic Rocks of Britain." Mem, Geol. Surv., vol. v, p. 4

1895. WOODWARD, A. SMITH.—"The Purbeekian Fishes of the Vale of Wardour,” Geol. Mag., p.45.

1900.JUKES-BROWNE, A. J.—"Cretaceous Rocks of Britain." Mem. Geol. Surv., vol. i, chap. xvi.

1903. CLEMENT REED..--"The Geology of the Country Round Salisbury." Mem. Geol. Surv.

1903, BLACKMORE, H. P., and ANDREWS, W. Ft.—"Excursion to Salisbury and the Vale of Wardour." Proc. Geol. Assoc., vol. xviii, pp. 146–561. Price 1s.

1910. WOODWARD, HORACE B.—"Geology in the Field—Wiltshire." pp. 399-302. Part II. Price to Members, 4s.

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Page 57 P805444 Place Farm, Vale of Wardour from the castle ditches above Tisbury. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 57 P805445 Place Farm. A 15th century Manor which belonged to the Abbess of Shaftesbury. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 57 P805446 The Tithe Barn, Place Farm, a 15th century building said to be the largest in England. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 57 P805447 Cottages on road from Ladydown. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 59 P805448 Upper and Chalk Beds of Portland Stone in the Chilmark Ravine. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 59 P805449 Chalky series of Portland Beds, Chilmark Ravine. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 59 P805450 Lower Purbecks resting on Portland Beds, Teffont side of Chilmark Ravine. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 59 P805451 Lower Purbecks resting on Portland Beds, Teffont side of Chilmark Ravine. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 61 P805452 Tisbury and the Vale of Wardour. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 61 P805453 Teffont Evias Limekiln Pit. Sun cracks on under surface of Flagstone. Scale: halfpenny = 1 inch. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 61 P805454 Teffont Evias Limekiln Pit. Junction of Middle and Lower Purbeck Beds. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 61 P805455 Teffont Evias Limekiln Pit. Section of Middle and Lower Purbeck Beds. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 63 P805456 Ladydown near Tisbury. Middle Purbeck Beds 15 feet. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 63 P805457 Ladydown near Tisbury. Middle Purbeck Beds showing action of the infiltration of surface water in removing calcareous matter. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 63 P805458 The Director T.T. Gething Esq. describing the geological structure of the district in the Middle Purbeck pit on Ladydown. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.
Page 63 P805459 Wockley, near Tisbury. Lower Purbeck Beds. Excursion to Chilmark and the Vale of Wardour, July 15th 1911.