Rock Type/Natural Carboniferous Limestone

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Crags described as Natural Carboniferous Limestone show little evidence of quarrying.

These rocks were formed between 363 and 325 million years ago.

Carboniferous Limestone is a sedimentary rock made of calcium carbonate. It is usually light-grey in colour, and is hard. It was formed in warm, shallow tropical seas teeming with life. The rock is made up of the shells and hard parts of millions of sea creatures encased in carbonate mud.

Carboniferous Limestone has horizontal layers (beds) with bedding planes, and vertical joints. These joints are weaknesses in the rock, and are exploited by agents of both denudation and weathering.
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There are 162 Natural Carboniferous Limestone type crags recorded on this wiki

 Has crag nameMain AreaHas Rad restriction URLLat/Long
Llanstephan-Craig DduLlanstephan-Craig DduCarmarthenshire51.76520157, -4.43016904
Above Freelunchers ZawnAbove Freelunchers ZawnGower51.550651, -4.257335
Anemone WallAnemone WallGower51.565471, -4.101229
Bacon HoleBacon HoleGowerhttp://www.thebmc.co.uk/bmccrag/ViewCrag.aspx?id=87851.561947, -4.078282
Bantam BayBantam BayGower
Below East Gully GrooveBelow East Gully GrooveGower51.550047, -4.256228
Black Hole CragBlack Hole CragGower51.544282, -4.241060
Black WallBlack WallGower51.569264, -4.294105
Blackhole GutBlackhole GutGower51.547641, -4.248656
Block ButtressBlock ButtressGower51.561053, -4.282313
Blue Pool AreaBlue Pool AreaGower51.612197, -4.305514
Boiler SlabBoiler SlabGower51.542704, -4.236298
Bosco's Den AreaBosco's Den AreaGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=96451.562060, -4.080095
Bowen's ParlourBowen's ParlourGower51.561823, -4.082703
BucketlandBucketlandGower51.562304, -4.079205
Burry HolmsBurry HolmsGower51.608717, -4.312907
Castaway CoveCastaway CoveGower51.569045, -4.295540
Caswell BayCaswell BayGower51.568715, -4.036611
Catacomb GullyCatacomb GullyGower51.561289, -4.281652
Cathedral WallCathedral WallGower51.561308, -4.284839
Cathole CaveCathole CaveGower51.5898992, -4.1123902
Conglomerate CliffConglomerate CliffGower51.561987, -4.285913
Conservative Club CragConservative Club CragGower51.57206, -3.9906
Crab Island CragCrab Island CragGower51.56463, -3.99835
Crag PCrag PGower
Crag XCrag XGower
Crag YCrag YGower
Culver HoleCulver HoleGower51.53930, -4.21423
Cwm Ivy TorCwm Ivy TorGower51.623789, -4.261869
Deborah's OverhangDeborah's OverhangGower51.553830, -4.261632
Deborah's ZawnDeborah's ZawnGower51.553892, -4.263138
Deep CutDeep CutGower
Devil's CwmDevil's CwmGower51.547428, -4.249505
Devil's Truck AreaDevil's Truck AreaGower51.561633, -4.287369
Engine Room SlabEngine Room SlabGower51.542514, -4.235688
Eos ZawnEos ZawnGower51.549400, -4.252918
Evening WallEvening WallGower51.565597, -4.303813
Eyeball WallEyeball WallGower51.561847, -4.285751
Fetlock ZawnFetlock ZawnGower51.548528, -4.250472
First CornerFirst CornerGower51.570235, -4.119228
First SisterFirst SisterGower51.555300, -4.265838
Four GulliesFour GulliesGower51.560991, -4.281283
Foxhole CoveFoxhole CoveGower51.564963, -4.092269
Giant's CaveGiant's CaveGower51.561734, -4.288136
Golden WallGolden WallGower51.562057, -4.080948
Graves End EastGraves End EastGower51.558122, -4.063884
Graves End Sea CliffGraves End Sea CliffGower
Graves End WallGraves End WallGower51.558370, -4.065578
Great Tor ProperGreat Tor ProperGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=313151.568593, -4.122941
Grey WallGrey WallGower51.561926, -4.279876
Hairy Dog WallHairy Dog WallGower51.561863, -4.286577
Heatherslade BayHeatherslade BayGower51.564105, -4.088588
High PennardHigh PennardGower51.558755, -4.066858
High SlabHigh SlabGower51.570572, -4.119365
Hollow TopHollow TopGower51.549568, -4.252035
Horses CliffHorses CliffGower51.548562, -4.250826
Jacky's TorJacky's TorGower51.561250, -4.285503
Juniper WallJuniper WallGower51.549429, -4.253615
Keel ButtressKeel ButtressGower51.566325, -4.302128
King WallKing WallGower51.561742, -4.289088
Kitchen CornerKitchen CornerGower51.563678, -4.306523
Lewes CastleLewes CastleGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=109751.562208, -4.289296
Liberty ZawnLiberty ZawnGower51.549813, -4.255530
Little BlockLittle BlockGower
Little TorLittle TorGower51.569370, -4.127980
Longhole Cave ButtressLonghole Cave ButtressGower51.543001, -4.234897
Longhole CliffLonghole CliffGower51.542067, -4.230999
Marble ArchMarble ArchGower51.562060, -4.084331
Mermaid WallMermaid WallGower51.568416, -4.298232
Minchen HoleMinchen HoleGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=96351.562100, -4.085623
Molar Wall and White EdgeMolar Wall and White EdgeGower51.561316, -4.283165
Monty's SlabMonty's SlabGower51.570162, -4.119346
Mumbles Light House CaveMumbles Light House CaveGower51.566530, -3.971130
Odin's CaveOdin's CaveGower51.568967, -4.121902
Odin's WallOdin's WallGower51.5689669, -4.1217401
Overton CliffOverton CliffGower51.5418940, -4.2287817
Oxwich PointOxwich PointGower51.543053, -4.156058
PantheonPantheonGower51.561964, -4.082273
Paviland Far Far Far WestPaviland Far Far Far WestGower51.550288, -4.258116
Paviland Far Far WestPaviland Far Far WestGower51.5508372, -4.2568414
Paviland Far WestPaviland Far WestGower51.550372, -4.2566854
Paviland Main CliffPaviland Main CliffGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=134351.5503450, -4.255659
Paviland Way Out WestPaviland Way Out WestGower51.550892, -4.258066
Pennard ButtressPennard ButtressGower51.559764, -4.068604
Pennard Lower Sea CliffsPennard Lower Sea CliffsGower
Platform AreaPlatform AreaGower51.56528, -4.30439
Pobbles BaysPobbles BaysGower51.569777, -4.109186
Port Eynon CavePort Eynon CaveGower51.537225, -4.210449
Port Eynon Cave 2Port Eynon Cave 2Gower51.537246, -4.210034
Poser ButtressPoser ButtressGower51.5641417, -4.3056499
Prawn ZawnPrawn ZawnGower51.561819, -4.083517
Prissen's TorPrissen's TorGower51.619862, -4.275357
Quartz CornerQuartz CornerGower51.561697, -4.077738
Ramp ZawnRamp ZawnGower51.570307, -4.117544
Rams TorRams TorGower51.563556, -3.993518
Ravens Cliff GullyRavens Cliff GullyGower51.565561, -4.098614
Red ChamberRed ChamberGower51.557349, -4.271506
Seamen WallSeamen WallGower51.569174, -4.296596
Seaspit Small CoveSeaspit Small CoveGower51.553422, -4.259691
Second Corner and South WallSecond Corner and South WallGower51.569805, -4.119753
Second SisterSecond SisterGower51.555061, -4.265686
Shallow CutShallow CutGower
Sheepbone WallSheepbone WallGower51.567190, -4.300633
Shipwreck CoveShipwreck CoveGower51.56896, -4.29483
Shire Combe ButtressShire Combe ButtressGower51.565584, -4.102537
Sinister Sister ZawnSinister Sister ZawnGower51.566464, -4.301587
Sister 2 and HalfSister 2 and HalfGower51.554436, -4.264437
Spritsail TorSpritsail TorGower
Stalking Horse ZawnStalking Horse ZawnGower51.548705, -4.251479
Stallion CoveStallion CoveGower51.551088, -4.258683
TV ZawnTV ZawnGower51.553588, -4.262108
Tears PointTears PointGower51.559840, -4.296507
The AisleThe AisleGower
The Crag That Time ForgotThe Crag That Time ForgotGower51.557328, -4.265923
The Great TowerThe Great TowerGower51.558276, -4.066419
The HoleThe HoleGower51.551322, -4.259650
The KnaveThe KnaveGower51.552871, -4.263013
The ProwsThe ProwsGower
The PulpitThe PulpitGower
Third SisterThird SisterGower51.554057, -4.263057
Three CliffsThree CliffsGower51.569941, -4.11139
Thurba East GullyThurba East GullyGower51.557709, -4.272306
Thurba HeadThurba HeadGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=9951.558822, -4.279271
Thurba WestThurba WestGower51.560998, -4.278393
Tooth FairyTooth FairyGower51.553687, -4.262429
Trident Gully and RidgeTrident Gully and RidgeGower51.561135, -4.281924
Upper Blackhole CragUpper Blackhole CragGower51.544457, -4.241541
Upper Jacky's TorUpper Jacky's TorGower51.561781, -4.284720
Watch House EastWatch House EastGower51.565539, -4.094245
Watch House SlabWatch House SlabGower51.565784, -4.096438
West Promontory CornerWest Promontory CornerGower51.565272, -4.095296
West TorWest TorGower51.570017, -4.129828
White CoveWhite CoveGower51.565481, -4.100271
White EdgeWhite EdgeGower51.565675, -4.097373
White PillarWhite PillarGower51.546657, -4.247710
Whiteshell PointWhiteshell PointGower
Worms HeadWorms HeadGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=10051.564990, -4.331069
Yellow ButtressYellow ButtressGower51.547746, -4.249204
Yellow WallYellow WallGowerhttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=82651.562144, -4.286106
Yellow ZawnYellow ZawnGower
Zero GullyZero GullyGower
Darren FawrDarren FawrInland Limestone51.78095, -3.4201791
Dinas Main CragDinas Main CragInland Limestonehttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=97651.760546, -3.572933
Inflated Roundhead AreaInflated Roundhead AreaInland Limestonehttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=97651.759528, -3.576814
Kennelgarth WallKennelgarth WallInland Limestonehttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=97651.760154, -3.574461
Love Of Ivy AreaLove Of Ivy AreaInland Limestonehttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=97651.759592, -3.576589
Lower Cave AreaLower Cave AreaInland Limestonehttps://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/RAD/View.aspx?id=97651.759543, -3.573455
Winning WallWinning WallInland Limestone
Black ZawnBlack ZawnSouth Coast51.442243, -3.605796
Box BayBox BaySouth Coast51.48412, -3.72272
Cave InletCave InletSouth Coast51.441406, -3.6040641
Dunraven CliffDunraven CliffSouth Coast51.442431, -3.605030
Every Persons WallEvery Persons WallSouth Coast51.441437, -3.604335
First InletFirst InletSouth Coast51.441603, -3.606109
Folded WallsFolded WallsSouth Coast51.442213, -3.605850
Playtime WallPlaytime WallSouth Coast51.441493, -3.60347
Second InletSecond InletSouth Coast51.441395, -3.604864
Stone Wings CliffStone Wings CliffSouth Coast51.442508, -3.604320
Sully IslandSully IslandSouth Coast51.396153, -3.199511
The Long WallThe Long WallSouth Coast51.4414281, -3.6037531
Witches CaveWitches CaveSouth Coast51.4421271,-3.605996
Witches TipWitches TipSouth Coast51.441733,-3.606431