Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

7.12 DENCHWORTH (Da) (306)


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: swelling clayey material passing to clay or soft mudstone

Alert ! - slowly permeable soils with seasonal wetness read the alert

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0343c    Elmton 3 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0411b    EVESHAM 2 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0411c    EVESHAM 3 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0512a    ASWARBY Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0512d    GROVE Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0572h    OXPASTURE Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0711e    WICKHAM 1 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0711f    WICKHAM 2 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0711g    WICKHAM 3 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0711h    WICKHAM 4 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0711i    WICKHAM 5 Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0712b    DENCHWORTH Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0712c    WINDSOR Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
0841a    Curdridge Eutric Vertic Stagnosols
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Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 74
Representative Profiles: 11
Auger Bores: 2336
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