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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% Spolic Technosols (Brunic, Eutric, Loamic)
9.62 FLY/CY RST IRONSTONE 30% Spolic Technosols (Brunic, Eutric, Epiloamic, Endoclayic)
9.62 CY RST IRONSTONE 8% Spolic Technosols (Stagnic, Calcaric, Clayic)
9.41 REPLACED TILL 6% Spolic Technosols (Stagnic, Eutric)
9.51 REPLACED LST 6% Spolic Technosols (Skeletic, Calcaric)

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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