Excursion to Gomshall and Shere. September 9th, 1916 - Geologists' Association excursion

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Geologists' Association Circular No. 189. Session 1915-1916 p.3[edit]

Gomshall and Shere. September 9th, 1916 (Transcription from: GA Circular No. 189. Session 1915-1916 p.3)[edit]

DIRECTOR: R. S. HERRIES, M.A., F.G.S.

Outward train: Cannon Street, 1.3 p.m. ; London Bridge, 1.7 p.m. due at Gomshall 2.42 p.m, Return ticket to Gomshall, 4s. 0d.

Return train Gomshall, 7.6 p.m., due at Cannon Street 8.42 p.m.

From Gomshall Station walk eastwards by fieldpaths to Raikes Hollow, where there is a fine section of Bargate Beds and beds below. Proceed by Sutton Farm and westwards by Hoe Lane to Purser's Farm, thence by Burchetts Hollow and northwards by Lawbrook to Burrows Cross, seeing several sections in the hollow lanes described. At Burrows Cross is a good section of Folkestone Sands. Thence proceed to Drydown. After tea See sections of Folkestone Sands and beds below in the railway cutting and sections in the steep lane leading to Shere, From Shere return along, the road eastwards to Gomshall station.

REFERENCES.

Geological Survey Map. Sheet 8.

Ordnance Survey Maps. 285 and 286.

1910, LEIGHTON, D.—"Excursion to Gomshall," Proc. Geol. Assoc., vol. xxi, p. 526.

1914. YOUNG, G. W., and LEIGHTON, D.—"Motor Excursion to Surrey," Proc. Geol. Assoc., vol. xxvi, p. 118.

For earlier references see Geology in the field, under "The Weald."

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Excursion to Gomshall and Shere, September 9th, 1916[edit]

Page 109 P804833 Bargate Beds, Raikes Hollow. [Excursion to] Gomshall and Shere, September 9th, 1916.
Page 109 P804834 Bargate Beds, Raikes Hollow. [Excursion to] Gomshall and Shere, September 9th, 1916.
Page 111 P804835 The chalk escarpment above Gomshall. Hackhurst Downs on the left. Excursion to Gomshall, September 23rd 1916.
Page 111 P804836 Box stones from Pliocene Gravel, Netley Heath. Excursion to Gomshall, September 23rd 1916.
Page 111 P804837 Ironstone with gravel and pebbles cemented together, Netley Heath. Excursion to Gomshall, September 23rd 1916.
Page 111 P804838 Ironstone with gravel and pebbles cemented together, Netley Heath. Excursion to Gomshall, September 23rd 1916.
Page 113 P804839 Netley Heath. Gravelly clay with flints containing greensand, chert and ironstone. Excursion to Gomshall, [September 23rd 1916.]
Page 113 P804840 Netley Heath. Pliocene sand. Excursion to Gomshall, [September 23rd 1916.]
Page 113 P804841 Netley Heath. Ironstone box stones from the above gravel. Excursion to Gomshall, [September 23rd 1916.]
Page 113 P804842 Netley Heath. Frost fractures on flint. Excursion to Gomshall, [September 23rd 1916.]