TQ5639 : Happy Valley Rocks - The Cheesewright

taken 7 years ago, near to Langton Green, Kent, Great Britain

Happy Valley Rocks - The Cheesewright
Happy Valley Rocks - The Cheesewright
A tor like feature formed from Tunbridge Wells Sandstone.
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 Chiding stone, 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, mainly during the last ice age.
Rusthall Common
Rusthall Common is a western extension of Tunbridge Wells Common. It is a mixture of woodland and heathland. The Common includes the Toad Rocks, Denny Bottom Rocks and the Happy Valley Rocks.The area is managed by the Tunbridge Wells Common Conservators.
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TQ5639, 611 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 July, 2010
Category
Tors   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 565 391 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.7988N 0:14.1145E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 564 391
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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