The Barton Group is a geological group found in the Hampshire Basin of Southern England. It ranges in age from Lutetian (Lower Eocene) to Priabonian (Upper Eocene). It is exposed on the coast in southern Hampshire and in the northern part of the Isle of Wight. The type section is sea cliffs east of Christchurch, between Cliff End and Paddy's Gap.
Stratigraphic range: Lutetian - Priabonian
Boscombe Sand Formation near the base of the Barton Group, at Friar's Cliff near Highcliffe
|Sub-units||Boscombe Sand Formation, Barton Clay Formation, Chama Sand Formation & Becton Sand Formation|
|Region||Hampshire Basin, England|
|Named for||Barton on Sea|
- "Barton Group". The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units. British Geological Survey. Retrieved 25 March 2015.