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Viaduct Quarry
Viaduct Quarry is located in Somerset
Shown within Somerset

Coordinates: 51°11′48″N 2°32′38″W / 51.19665°N 2.54378°W / 51.19665; -2.54378

Site of Special Scientific Interest
Area of Search Somerset
Grid Reference ST621443
Interest Geological
Area 0.3 hectares (0.0030 km2; 0.0012 sq mi)
Notification 1984 (1984)
Natural England Website

Viaduct Quarry (grid reference ST621443) is a 0.3 hectare geological Site of Special Scientific Interest near Shepton Mallet on the Mendip Hills in Somerset, notified in 1984.

This disused quarry is a Geological Conservation Review site identified as the best exposed and thickest section in the Downside Stone, a localised limestone development which accumulated adjacent to the Lower Jurassic Mendip Island.

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Coordinates: 51°11′48″N 2°32′38″W / 51.19665°N 2.54378°W / 51.19665; -2.54378


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