Brede Pit and Cutting facts for kids
|Site of Special Scientific Interest|
|Area of Search||East Sussex|
|Area||0.6 hectares (1.5 acres)|
|Location map||Magic Map|
This site shows the junction between two formations in the Wealden Group, dating to the Early Cretaceous. It exposes the top 2 metres of the Ashdown Formation and the bottom 1.5 metres of the Wadhurst Clay Formation. The environments change from shallow fluvial to deeper lakes and lagoons and there are fossils of plants, fishes and reptiles.
The site is private land with no public access.
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