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Hascot Hill Pit
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Area of Search Suffolk
Interest Geological
Area 0.3 hectares
Notification 1987
Location map Magic Map

Hascot Hill Pit is a 0.3 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest south-west of Needham Market in Suffolk. It is a Geological Conservation Review site. It is also a Local Wildlife Site.

This is the only known site to expose beach deposits of the late Pliocene and early Pleistocene Red Crag Formation. It has beach cobbles and fossils from a littoral fauna, whereas other Red Crag sites have deposits from deeper water facies.

The site is private land with no public access.

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