Excursion to Walter's Ash. Saturday, July 26th, 1919 - Geologists' Association excursion

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Geologists' Association Circular No. 219. Session 1919-1920. p.4[edit]

Excursion to Walter's Ash, Saturday, July 26th, 1919 (Transcription from: Circular No. 219. Session 1919-1920. p.4)[edit]

Director, R. L. SHERLOCK, D. Sc., F.G.S.

Excursion Secretary—E, E. BROWN, 42, Manor Park, Lee, S.E. 13

Leave Paddington 1.25 p.m. for Saunderton, arrive 2.29. Book return to High Wycombe, 5/7½, and pay 7½d. excess fare on outward journey at Saunderton.

Route.—From Saunderton Station to Bradenham, up the hill to Walter's Ash, then over the beautiful Naphill Common to Downley and by field path to High Wycombe. Walking? distance 7 miles. Tea to be arranged for Objects of interest.— (1) The sarsen and brick pits of Walter's Ash, which have afforded important evidence for the Glacial origin of Clay-with-Flints: (2) old flint mines at Downley ; and (3) the physiographic features of the district.

Return train 7.57, Marylebone 8.56.

REFERENCES.

Geological Survey Map, 1-in., Old Series, sheet 7.

Ordnance Survey Map, New Series, 1-in., No. 255.

Rev. E. C. SPICER,—"Sarsen-stones in a Claypit." Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., 1905, pp. 39–41.

H. B. WOODWARD and. R. S. HERRIES.—"Excursion to the Chilterns." Proc. Geol. Assoc., vol. xix. 1906, pp. 147–149.

R. I. SHERLOCK and A. H. NOBLE.—"On the Glacial Origin of the Clay-with-flints." Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc., 1912, pp. 199-212, and pl. XII.-XIV.

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Excursion to Walter's Ash [Walters Ash], July 26th 1919[edit]

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Excursion to Walter's Ash [Walters Ash], July 26th 1919[edit]

Page 133 P805821 The sarsen workings at Walters Ash. Excursion to Walter's Ash [Walters Ash], July 26th 1919.
Page 133 P805822 Blocks of sarsens for the repair of Windsor Castle. Excursion to Walter's Ash [Walters Ash], July 26th 1919.
Page 133 P805823 View of pit sunk for extracting the blocks of sarsens seen in situ. Excursion to Walter's Ash [Walters Ash], July 26th 1919.
Page 133 P805824 View of pit sunk for extracting the blocks of sarsens seen in situ. Excursion to Walter's Ash [Walters Ash], July 26th 1919.