Area: 1.2 hectares.
Description and Reasons for Notification:
The Lower Carboniferous lithologies exposed here are typical of those developed throughout North Devon at this stratigraphic level, but the fossil faunas they contain are quite exceptional for their diversity and abundance. Goniatites, corals, trilobites and brachiopods have been identified in the past, and recent finds confirm these and establish additional records of entomozoid ostracods and conodonts. Detailed palaeontological research at this locality is sure to enhance our understanding of Visean faunas locally as well as facilitate regional correlation, making this an important site for Lower Carboniferous stratigraphic studies.