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0952 FLY RST IRONSTONE

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Soil and site characteristics

Restored ironstone workings. Very variable depending on restoration but mainly fine loamy over clayey often reddish soils. Well drained sandy soils locally.

Geology

Jurassic ironstone

Cropping and Land Use

Winter cereals and short term grassland; some sugar beet and potatoes.

Component soil series

Subgroup Series name Percentage WRB 2006 link
9.52 FLY RST IRONSTONE 50% Transportic Brunic Regosols
9.62 FLY/CY RST IRONSTONE 30% Transportic Brunic Regosols
9.62 CY RST IRONSTONE 8% Transportic Calcaric Stagnic Regosols
9.41 REPLACED TILL 6% Transportic Eutric Stagnic Regosols
9.51 REPLACED LST 6% Tansportic Calcaric Skeletic Regosols

Covers 57 km2 in England and Wales

Soilscapes Classification

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Restored soils mostly from quarry and opencast spoil

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