Our logo is based around a millstone. Sandstones and shales are the two rock types most commonly found in this district The coarser sandstones were shaped into millstones for grinding corn and the lower part of the Upper Carboniferous period has taken its name ‘Millstone Grit’, from this industry. For more information on Millstone Grit see:
NEXT FIELD TRIPSaturday 11th November: Hundale Point, marine Jurassic and Cloughton Wyke, plant fossils
Monday 13th November:- CHANGE in talk subject matter.
The title is now 'Europe's Lost Frontiers' and is about a project to discover more about Doggerland through mapping and computer simulation.