Soil Site Reporter

Soil Associations

0952 FLY RST IRONSTONE



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
24
Restored soils mostly from quarry and opencast spoil

0952 FLY RST IRONSTONE

Detailed Description



Soil Water Regime


Cropping and Land Use


0952 FLY RST IRONSTONE

Distribution Map

Note that the yellow shading represents a buffer to highlight the location of very small areas of the association.

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