Area: 0.2 hectares, 0.5 acres
Formerly called ‘Burton Bradstock Lane Section’. Boundary amended by deletion. Within Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Geological Conservation Review site.
Description and Reasons for Notification:
Cliff Hall Road provides an excellent section of the junction of the Aalenian/Bajocian Inferior Oolite, with the mainly Toarcian Bridport Sands. In particular it provides what is probably the best exposure of rocks of aalensissubzone, levesquei Zone age in Britain.
Site Notified to Secretary of State on 22 December 1986