There are currently more than 110 designated Local Geological Sites in Herefordshire, covering a number of the rock types and landscape features to be found (See Local Geology section). For more information about the sites listed below, please contact

Site NameGeology/Geomorphology
Aymestrey Main QuarrySilurian, Aymestry Limestone, Ludlow Series
Ballingham Railway SectionDevonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, Quaternary Flowstone
Bartestree Quarry (Lowes Hill)Devonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, Permian-aged Intrusion
Barton Farm, KingtonQuaternary, Pleistocene, Late Devensian, Hereford Formation, Glacial Moraine
BlackwardineQuaternary, Anglian, Risbury Formation
Bodenham Farm Site 1Silurian, Ludlow Series
Bodenham Farm Site 2Silurian, Ludlow Series
Bodenham Farm Site 3Silurian, Ludlow Series
Bodenham Tufa FallsQuaternary
Bredwardine ( Old Court)Quaternary, Late Devensian, Staunton on Wye Member of Herefordshire Formation
Bridge SollersQuaternary, Late Devensian
Brobury ScarSilurian, Raglan Mudstone Formation
Brockhill QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series, Downton Castle Sandstone Formation
Brockhill Stream SectionSilurian, Ludlow Series, Wenlock Series
Byton MeandersChannel Processes & Migration
CholstreyQuaternary, Pleistocene, Anglian, Risbury Formation, Devensian, Herefordshire Formation, Meltwater channel
Clutters CavePrecambrian, Warren House Series
Coneygree Wood Site 1Silurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Cowleigh Bridge ASilurian, Llandovery Series, May Hill Sandstone Group, Cowleigh Park Formation
Cowleigh Bridge BPrecambrian, Malverns Complex, Silurian, Llandovery, May Hill Sandstone Group
Deans Place QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series
Deer Park Road SectionSilurian, Ludlow Series
Dormington SlipSilurian, Ludlow Series
Dormington Wood QuarrySilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Dudales Hope ValleyDevonian, St Maughans Formation
E.Green’s QuarrySilurian, Priodoli Series
Eaton HillSilurian, Raglan Mudstone Formation, Quaternary, herefordshire Formation, Risby Formation, Dry Valley
Flintsham KettleQuarternary, Late Devensian, Herefordshire Formation, Kettle Hole, hummock terrain
Franklands GateQuaternary, Anglian Risbury Formation
Gardiners QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex
Glewstone BoatDevonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, Brownstones
Glewstone A40Devonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, Brownstones
Goggin Road SectionSilurian Ludlow Series
Goodrich CastleDevonian, Lower Old red Sandstone
Gullet Main QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex
Gullet PassCambrian, Comley Series
Gullet Top QuarrySilurian, Llandovery Series, Precambrian Malvern Complex
Halesend QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series
Hergest CourtQuaternary, Pleistocene, Late Devensian, Hereford Formation, Meltwater channels
Haysebrook CottagesQuaternary, Whitehouse member of Risbury Formation, Cradley and Colwall Members of Cradley Valley Formation
HighfieldDevonian, St Maughans Formation
Hoopers Oak QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series
Howle Hill QuarriesCarboniferous, Carboniferous Lower Limestone Shales
Huntsham BridgeQuaternary
Huntsham Hill Road CuttingDevonian, Upper Old Red Sandstone, Quartz Conglomerate
King Arthur’s CaveQuaternary, Carboniferous, Crease Limestone Formation
KingsfieldQuaternary, Lugg Valley Formation
Kinsham GorgeProglacial Overspill Channel
Knapp Lane QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series, Aymestry Limestone
Ledbury Tunnel QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series, Downton Castle Formation
Limestone Pavement, Little DowardQuaternary, Carboniferous, Crease Limestone Formation
Linton QuarrySilurian, Wenlock Series, Ludlow Series, Pridoli Series
Linton Tile WorksDevonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, St Maughans Formation
Little Doward Hillside 1Devonian, Upper ORS, Quartz Conglomerate Formation
Little Doward Hillside 2Carboniferous, Lower Limestone Shales
Little Doward Hillside 3Carboniferous, Lower Dolomite and Crease Limestone
Locksters PoolChannel Processes and Migration
Lordswood QuarryCarboniferous, Carboniferous Limestone Series
Lyne Down QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series
M50 Section 1 and dDevonian, Lower old Red Sandstone, Brownstones
M50 Section 2Devonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, St Maughans Formation, Brownstones
M50 Section ASilurian/Devonian, Downton Castle Fm./Lower Old Red Sandstone
MarlbrookSilurian, Raglan Mudstone Formation, Bishops Frome Limestone Formation
Mathon QuarryQuaternary
Middle Hollybush QuarryPrecambrian, Cambrian, Malvern Quarzite
Mortimers CrossQuaternary, Devensian Moraine
Mortimers Cross QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series
Motorway(Linton Wood) QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Murchison Exposure, News WoodSilurian, Much Wenlock Formation
Old SuftonSilurian, Downton Group
Overross CliffDevonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, Brownstones
Priors Frome LanesideSilurian, Ludlow Series
Purlieu Brockhill CoppiceSilurian, Ludlow Series, Quaternary, Tufa
Quarry near Fowlet FarmCambrian/Ordovician intrusions
Quarry north of King Arthur’s CaveCarboniferous, Crease Limestone and Whitehead Limestone
Risbury BridgeQuaternary, Anglian Humber/Risbury Fm, Devonian St Maughans Fm.
Ryelands CroftQuaternary, Anglian, Risbury Formation
Scutterdine QuarrySilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation, Woolhope Limestone
Shobdon DrumlinsQuaternary
Shucknall HillSilurian, Ludlow Series
Slashers QuarryQuaternary, Precambrian
Sleaves Oak QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series
Sned WoodFault Controlled Valley, result of Glacial Diversion of Drainage
StansbatchQuaternary, Late Devensian
Starpit FarmQuaternary, Anglian Starpit Formation
Station Road Industrial EstateDevonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, St Maughan’s Formaiton
Stiffords Bridge – Longley GreenQuaternary, Mathon Valley Formation
Stoke Prior SchoolQuaternary, Anglian/Late Devensian
StretfordQuaternary, Late Devensian
Sunny Hill SectionSilurian, Ludlow Series
Sutton WallsQuaternary, Lugg Valley Formation
Swardon QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series.
Swardon Quarry below houseSilurian, Ludlow Series
The BiblinsCarboniferous and Quaternary
The BraysQuaternary, Risbury Formation, Mathon Valley Formation
The LeasowsQuaternary, Late Devensian, Hereford Formation
The Rainbow/ Hell Wood ChannelSubglacial Channel
The VauldQuaternary, Anglian Risbury Formation
Tidbatch 2Devonian, St Maughans Formation
Trippleton LaneSilurian, Ludlow Series
Turners BoatQuaternary, Devensian Kettle Moraine
Upper Lyde PitQuaternary, Devensian
Ward HillSilurian, Raglan Mudstone Formation, Bishop’s Frome Limestone
Warners Farm PitQuaternary, Risbury Formation, Cradley Valley Formation
Whitmans Hill CoppiceSilurian, Much Wenlock Formation
Whitmans Hill QuarrySilurian, Wenlock Series, Ludlow Series
Wild Goose FarmSilurian, Much Wenlock Formation
Wilton BluffDevonian, Lower Old Red Sandstone, Brownstones
Woolhope Cockshoot 2Silurian, Ludlow Series
Woolhope QuarrySilurian, Wenlock Series
Yatton CourtQuaternary, Devensian