Geology Stretches the Mind

Alan Underwood’s walk challenged us to see how today’s Castle Meadows were influenced by events that happened as long as 400 million years ago, and as recently as two hundred.

Pebble containing fossil coralsThe earliest of these is actually the most obvious – the rocks that are now Sugarloaf, Skirrid and the lower slopes of the Blorenge were formed in the Devonian period. That’s so long ago that what is now Abergavenny was south of the equator Continue reading