British Regional Geology: The Pennines and adjacent areas.BGS Earthwise (2002)
A modern, fully detailed description of the geology of the area which includes the Leeds district.
Geology of Yorkshire. Kendall & Wroot (1924)*
An account of the geology of Yorkshire which includes details of many possible day excursions
Geology of the District north and east of Leeds. Geological Survey(1950)*
A detailed description written to accompany part of the Geological Survey map of the Leeds area
Geology and Scenery of the countryside round Leeds and Bradford. Versey (1948)*
A description of the geology and suggested short excursions
Guide to the Building Stones of Huddersfield
A description of the rocks seen in buildings on two walks around the town centre.
The Building Stone Heritage of Leeds.Dimes & Mitchell (2006)
An account of the history, nature and use of stone in Leeds as well as descriptions of those that can be seen on a number of walking routes around the City centre and in individual buildings in the outlying area.
The Geology and Mineral Resources of Yorkshire. YGS (1974)*
A detailed synthesis of the rocks, structures and mineral resources of the county.
Measures for Measure. Geology and the industrial revolution. Mike Leeder (2020)
An account of the origin of the rocks of the Carboniferous Coal Measures Group and the part they played in the industrial history of Great Britain and its impact on the landscape, economy and environment.
Rocks and landscapes of Huddersfield. HGG1998
A description of rocks, landscape and geological resources of the Huddersfield area.
Yorkshire Geology. Paul Ensom (2009)
A modern account of the geological evolution of Yorkshire and how this has determined landscape and human activity.
Yorkshire Rocks – A journey through time.Richard Bell (1996)
A guide to how the different rocks of Yorkshire were formed and their effect on landscape and human activity. Text is supported by numerous beautifully drawn illustrations.
Yorkshire Rocks and Landscape – a field guide YGS / BGS Earthwise(2006)
A brief account of the geological development of Yorkshire followed by a number of excursions that illustrate it.
*Out of print but may be found in reference libraries.