There are currently more than 90 designated Local Geological Sites in Worcestershire, 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
Abberley Hall (South Terrace)Silurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Abberley Hall EastSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Abberley VillageSilurian, Upper Ludlow Shale
Ashmoor CommonQuaternary, Pleistocene
Bark HillCarboniferous, Coal Measures Series, Etruria Formation
Barrel Heald QuarrySilurian, Upper Ludlow Shale/Downton Castle Formation
Beckford Gravel PitQuaternary, Pleistocene
Bewdley Road Cutting EastTriassic, Sherwood Sandstone Group
Bewdley Road Cutting WestPermian, Sherwood Sandstone Group
Blackstone RockPermian/Triassic, Bridgnorth Sandstone and Kidderminster Formation, Quaternary
Bredon Hill, Camber SlopeQuaternary, Jurassic, Inferior Oolite
Bredon Hill, King and Queen StonesQuaternary, Jurassic, Inferior Oolite
Bredon Hill, The Banbury StoneQuaternary, Jurassic, Inferior Oolite
Bredon Hill, WoollashillQuaternary, Jurassic, Lias
Broadway QuarryJurassic, Inferior Oolite Series
Brockhill Court QuarrySilurian
Callow Farm TrackSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Callow Track NorthSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Camp Farm QuarrySilurian, Upper Ludlow Shale
Castlemorton CommonTriassic, Quaternary/Devensian
Dingle QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex
Easthope FarmSilurian, Aymestry Limestone
Eymore Railway CuttingCarboniferous, Westphalian Formation
Fetterlocks WoodSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Gullet Main QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex
Hartlebury CommonQuaternary, Triassic, Bromsgrove & Wildmoor Sandstone Formations.
High Wood Sports FieldSilurian, Llandovery Series
Hunthouse No.6 CollieryCarboniferous, Coal Measure Series
Hunthouse WoodCarboniferous, Coal Measure Series, Halesowen Formation
Ivy Scar RockPrecambrian, Igneous
Leigh BrookQuaternary and Silurian
Lippetts Farm QuarrySilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Longley Green Quarry 1Silurian, Aymestry Limestone, Upper Ludlow Shales Formation
Longley Green 1Quaternary, Mathon Valley Formation
Lower Tolgate QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex,
Madeley HeathQuaternary, Triassic, Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation
Mamble CollieryCarboniferous, Coal Measure Series
Martley RoadsideTriassic, Bromsgrove Sandstone/Mercia Mudstone Formations
Osebury RockTriassic, Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation
Park WoodSilurian, Coalbrookdale and Much Wenlock Limestone Formations
Parkwood QuarriesSilurian, Coalbrookdale and Much Wenlock Limestone Formations
Penny HillSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Pixty QuarryPrecambrian, Igneous, Metamorphic
Quarry Farm, Penny HillSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Redstone RockTriassic, Wildmoor Sandstone Formation
Reservoir QuarryPrecambrian, Warren House Series
Rushy ValleyQuaternary, head
Scar CottageTriassic, Bridgnorth Sandstone
Scar QuarryTriassic/Precambrian junction
Shavers End QuarrySilurian, Ludlow Series,
Shepley Sandpit and KnollTriassic, Kidderminster Formation
Shewards QuarrySilurian, Upper Ludlow Shales
Southstone RockSilurian, Devonian, Lower ORS Series, Quaternary
Suckley 2Silurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Suckley 3Silurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Tank QuarryPrecambrian, Igneous
Upper Tolgate QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex
WallhouseSilurian, Much Wenlock Limestone Formation
Walsgrove HillSilurian, Aymestry Limestone Formation
Westminster Arms QuarryPrecambrian, Malvern Complex
Wide ValleyMalvernian, Quaternary/Devensian
Woodbury Old QuarrySilurian, Upper Ludlow Shales/Downton Castle Formation
Woodbury QuarrySilurian, Pridoli, Ludlow, Bringewood, Leintwardine and Whitcliffe Formations, Quaternary
Woodlands Stud LaneUpper Carboniferous, Highley Beds
Worcester Road CuttingTriassic, Wildmore Sandstone Formation