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Bawdsey Cliff
Site of Special Scientific Interest
Martello Tower and an inverted Pillbox by the very eroded cliffs at East Lane, Bawdsey - - 65839.jpg
Area of Search Suffolk
Interest Geological
Area 17.4 hectares
Notification 1987
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Bawdsey Cliff is a 17.4 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest north-east of Felixstowe in Suffolk. It is a Geological Conservation Review site, and is in the Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This two kilometre long section provides the largest exposure of the Early Pleistocene Red Crag Formation, and it is rich in fossils of marine molluscs. It is described by Natural England as having great potential for the study of non-glacial Pleistocene environments.

The site is in the publicly accessible Bawdsey Beach.

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