Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

7.12 SPETCHLEY (Sy) (1839)


Definition
Major soil group: 07 surface-water gley soils Seasonally waterlogged slowly permeable soils, formed above 3 m 0.D. and prominently mottled above 40 cm depth. They have no relatively permeable material starting within and extending below 1 m of the surface.
Soil Group: 1 stagnogley soils With a distinct topsoil. They are found mainly in lowland Britain.
Soil Subgroup: 2 pelo-stagnogley soils (clayey)
Soil Series: reddish clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone
Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0711c    BROCKHURST 2 Clayic Chromic Eutric Stagnosols
0711i    WICKHAM 5 Clayic Chromic Eutric Stagnosols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 6
Representative Profiles: 3
Auger Bores: 375
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