6: East Sussex Local Geological Sites - Coastal Section Ecclesbourne Glen to Fairlight Cove

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East Sussex Local Geological Sites - Coastal Section Ecclesbourne Glen to Fairlight Cove

Cliffs up to 90 m high between Ecclesbourne Glen and Covehurst Bay exposing mainly upper Ashdown Formation, dominantly sandstones with more siltstones in the lower part. The cliffs show a capping of Wadhurst Clay Formation including the prominent Cliff End Sandstone. Sandstones in the middle of the Ashdown Formation outcrop on the foreshore.
Photograph taken: 24/08/2011
Grid ref TQ83890994
Direction ENE

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