Soil Site Reporter

Soil Associations


Soil and site characteristics
Restored coprolite workings. Generally slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged calcareous fine loamy over clayey soils. Associated with disturbed calcareous fine loamy and occasional coarse loamy soils.

Cretaceous clay
Cropping and Land Use
Cereals and some rough grazing.

Component soil series

Subgroup Series name Percentage WRB 2006 link
9.61 FLY/CY RESTORED COPROLITE 35% Calcaric Stagnic Regosols (Transportic, Epiloamic, Endoclayic)
9.51 FLY RESTORED COPROLITE 25% Calcaric Stagnic Regosols (Transportic, Loamic)
9.51 COPROLITE WASHINGS 25% Spolic Technosols (Calcaric, Gleyic)
9.51 CRSE COPROLITE WASTE 14% Spolic Technosols (Calcaric)
Covers 27 km2 in England and Wales

Soilscapes Classification
Restored soils mostly from quarry and opencast spoil


Detailed Description

Soil Water Regime

Cropping and Land Use


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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