Editing Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks of the Market Weighton area - an excursion

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=== Locality 6, Arras Road Pit, Kiplingcotes [SE 928 433] (Pit 40 of Wright & Wright, 1942; Whitham, 1991) ===
 
=== Locality 6, Arras Road Pit, Kiplingcotes [SE 928 433] (Pit 40 of Wright & Wright, 1942; Whitham, 1991) ===
  
If working, permission for access is required from the owner. The section in this pit, recently worked and greatly extended, exposes about 12m of the mid part of the Burnham Formation, from just below the Enthorpe Marls, a series of four marl bands in 2.5 m of chalk, up to the lowest unit of the Kiplingcotes Flints. The three Kiplingcotes Marls are well exposed in the higher part of the sequence. Fossils include the echinoids ''Sternotaxis placenta, Micraster corbovis, ''bivalve ''Pycnodonte vesicularis, ''brachiopods ''Gibbithyris semiglobosa, Orbirhynchia'' sp., the '''coral''' ''Parasmilia, ''and several species of inoceramid bivalves. The important rare bivalve ''Didymotis? uermoesensis'' occurs just below the middle Kiplingcotes Marl and marks both the boundary between the ''Sternotaxis Plana ''and ''Micraster cortestudinarium ''Biozones and the international boundary between the Turonian and Coniacian Stages. This horizon also marks the upper limit of the range of ''S. placenta''.[Note. The above description is retained here, but, unfortunately, the pit has been the subject of much illegal tipping, and the exposures are mostly obscured.]
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If working, permission for access is required from T. Woodliffe. The section in this pit, recently worked and greatly extended, exposes about 12m of the mid part of the Burnham Formation, from just below the Enthorpe Marls, a series of four marl bands in 2.5 m of chalk, up to the lowest unit of the Kiplingcotes Flints. The three Kiplingcotes Marls are well exposed in the higher part of the sequence. Fossils include the echinoids ''Sternotaxis placenta, Micraster corbovis, ''bivalve ''Pycnodonte vesicularis, ''brachiopods ''Gibbithyris semiglobosa, Orbirhynchia'' sp., the '''coral''' ''Parasmilia, ''and several species of inoceramid bivalves. The important rare bivalve ''Didymotis? uermoesensis'' occurs just below the middle Kiplingcotes Marl and marks both the boundary between the ''Sternotaxis Plana ''and ''Micraster cortestudinarium ''Biozones and the international boundary between the Turonian and Coniacian Stages. This horizon also marks the upper limit of the range of ''S. placenta''.[Note. The above description is retained here, but, unfortunately, the pit has been the subject of much illegal tipping, and the exposures are mostly obscured.]
  
 
=== Locality 7, Kiplingcotes Station Quarry [SE 932 437] (Pit 38 of Wright & Wright, 1942) ===
 
=== Locality 7, Kiplingcotes Station Quarry [SE 932 437] (Pit 38 of Wright & Wright, 1942) ===

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