Hull Urban Geological Sites - Urban RIGS in Hull.
At a meeting held on 8th May 2001 the East Yorkshire RIGS Group designated the following Hull Urban Geological Sites as Regionally Important Geological and Geomorphological Sites for their educational value:-
Llyods-TSB Bank on the corner of Chapel Street and paragon Street - a shop-front with a pale granite displaying excellent rapakivi structures.
Methodist Hall and the central Police Station in Queen's Gardens - both with a cladding of Tilberthwaire Tuff from the lake District - displaying sedimentary structures and volcanic bombs
Festival House - blocks of fossiliferous ironstone of Jurassic age
HSBC Bank near the War Memorial - solid pillars of granite
Williamson's Solicitors in Lowgate - fronted with polished slabs of Ashburton Marble - a Devonian Limestone with excellent stromatoporoid fossils.
Monument Buildings - Pillars of red granite containing dark xenoliths (inclusions of country rock).
The statue of King William in Market Place and associated plinth and Gentleman's Toilet.
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