| Fig 1. Location of Ludlow and distribution
of Downtonian Series strata in Wales and the Welsh Borderland
region (shaded grey). After Bassett et al., 1982.
| Fig. 2a. Plan map of the Ludford Lane outcrop.
Modified after Bassett et al., 1982.
|| Fig. 2b. General view of stratotype section
of the Ludlow Bonebed Member (LBBM) marking the base of the Downtonian
Series above the Upper Whitcliffe Formation (UWF). The Platyschisma
Shale Member (PSM) lies above the Ludlow Bonened Member. Modified
after Bassett et al., 1982.
in the quaint leafy lanes of the Welsh Borderland region of England
in the county of Shropshire, the holotype section of the Ludford
Lane Bonebed outcrops on the southern side of Whitcliffe Road
(Ludford Lane) and on the corner where this road intersects the
A49 between Ludlow and Leominster (GR SO 5123 7913). The Ludlow
Bonebed lagerstatte occurs as a discontinuous 3mm thick muddy
siltstone horizon 0.15-0.2m above the Ludlow Bonebed sensu
stricto (Bassett et al., 1982) (GR SO 5116 7413).