Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

5.51 BRIDGNORTH (Be) (144)


Definition
Major soil group: 05 brown soils With dominantly brownish or reddish subsoils and no prominent mottling or greyish colours (gleying) above 40 cm depth. They are developed mainly on permeable materials at elevations below about 300 m.0.D. Most are in agricultural use.
Soil Group: 5 brown sands Non-calcareous sandy or sandy gravelly.
Soil Subgroup: 1 typical brown sands (unmottled with no clay-enriched subsoil)
Soil Series: sandy material over lithoskeletal sandstone

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Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0551a    BRIDGNORTH Arenic Endoleptic Regosols
0631b    DELAMERE Arenic Endoleptic Regosols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 3
Representative Profiles: 1
Auger Bores: 460
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