Cothill/Dry Sandford Pit
Dry Sandford Pit is also known as Cothill Quarry (after the adjacent village). The site is located at NGR: SU 468 995 about 1.5 km south east from the junction of the B4017 and Honeybottom Lane in the village of Cothill. The entrance is ca. 80 m south west of the junction between Honeybottom Lane and Church Lane.
This site has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and is therefore protected under law. It is forbidden to use a geological hammer on the exposures or to attemt to collect in situ fossil specimens.
British Geological Survey Maps:
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Ordnance Survey Maps:
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