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SSSI - Sites of Special Scientific Importance

There are nine geological SSSIs for Buckinghamshire:  

SSSIs are maintained by Natural England and many of these sites are not available for general access and would need permission. Some no longer have exposure of the geological interest, but is preserved beneath the overlying deposit.

For details of each, see the links below. The information has been added to the website as the original report forms produced on site survey work.

Froghall Brickworks, Chalfont St Giles

Fernhouse Gravel Pit, Little Marlow

Bugle Pit, Hartwell

Bierton Clay Pit, Aylesbury

South Lodge Pit, Taplow

Warren Farm, Stewkley

Bolter End Sand Pit, Lane End

Pitstone Quarry, Pitstone

Stone Pit, Stone



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