TQ5639 : An outcrop of Tunbridge Wells Sandstone near the Happy Valley Rocks

near to Langton Green, Kent, Great Britain

An outcrop of Tunbridge Wells Sandstone near the Happy Valley Rocks
An outcrop of Tunbridge Wells Sandstone near the Happy Valley Rocks
Tunbridge Wells Sandstone
Tunbridge Wells sandstone is Lower Cretaceous in age. It was lain down in large braided river channels. Today it's outcrops form upland regions across the Weald of Kent. In the Tunbridge Wells area there are several locally famous sites. Mount Edgecumbe Rocks TQ5739 : Edgecumbe Rocks, Wellington Rocks TQ5739 : Wellington Rocks, Tunbridge Wells Common, Toad Rock TQ5639 : Toad Rock, Rusthall, Happy Valley Rocks TQ5639 : Happy Valley Rocks, High Rocks TQ5638 : High Rocks, Eridge Rocks TQ5535 : Eridge Rocks, The Chiddingstone TQ5045 : The Chiddingstone, Chiddingstone, Harrison Rocks
The rock makes for good rock climbing in the SE of England.
Happy Valley Rocks
These rocks are the southern most of the outcrops of Tunbridge Wells Sandstone in the Rusthall area. All form "Tor" like structures due to physical weathering.
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2009
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Sunday, 29 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 30 March, 2009
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 564 391 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.8267N 0:14.0644E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 564 391
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