We thank the discussers for their contribution and the interesting questions they raise regarding our paper (Barton & Garvey 2011). We will divide their comments and questions into four sets and answer each of these in turn.

A well-developed bedding plane shear surface is developed at 0.2 m above the ferruginous concretionary layer marking the top of Zone F1 in the cliffs fronting the Naish Farm estate. It forms a very prominent and unmistakable feature in a scarp face in this area, which is well seen to the west of the area being considered in the paper....

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