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  • Peak Moor Sandstone – Blockstone Limited

    Peak Moor Sandstone. Quarried on Stanton Moor near Matlock in Derbyshire and situated inside the Peak District National Park. Peak Moor is a fine to medium grained sandstone, predominantly buff in colour with occasional pink markings and / or brown iron intrusions. It is essentially a free stone and therefore almost equally durable in most ...

  • Peak Moor Sandstone

    2021-11-22 · Peak Moor Sandstone is a kind of beige sandstone quarried in United Kingdom. This stone is especially good for suitable for interior and exterior applications and other design projects. It is also called Peakmore Gritstone.

  • Green Moor / Hunshelf | Thurgoland Local History Group

    Green Moor / Hunshelf. Green Moor is a small hamlet in the parish of Hunshelf. It used to be a stone quarry in the last century and sandstone quarries in the area were once worked on a large scale. During the nineteenth century stone paving was transported by sea to London. There was a Greenmoor Wharf at Southwark (and a Greenmoor Road in ...

  • The Nine Ladies, Stanton Moor

    2009-1-22 · In brief. There is a protest site at Stanton Moor, very near to the stone circle called the Nine Ladies or Stanton Moor II, in the Peak National Park. Two old quarries, Endcliffe and Lees Cross, are occupied by protestors. The quarrying company wants to re-open the quarries and start blasting again for millstone grit.

  • Chronological History of Bath Stone Quarrying

    2008-5-13 · 1890 c. Work started at Westwells Quarry (Moor Park) it closed in 1952. 1899 The Bath Stone Firms took over Portland Quarries. 1900 c. Brockleaze Quarry, also known as Goblin Pit or Wansdyke, began work. Now used for storage by Wansdyke Security. 1900 c. Work began at Clubhouse Quarry. It suffered from flooding and poor stone.

  • The Stones That Built London

    Two other local quarries supplying the same stone type known as "Cadeby" would be selected, Bolsover Moor in Derbyshire and Mansfield Woodhouse in Nottinghamshire Cadeby stone was chosen principally because the special commissioners referred to as the ''A Team'' who were assembled to approve the fabric of the building, turned to Southwell ...

  • Stone working

    2012-1-30 · 19th centuries but sandstone quarries on Embsay Moor and Addingham Moor began in the medieval period. Repairs to Skipton Castle were carried out in 1437, 1485 and 1523 using stone from Embsay Moor, part of which is peppered with small pits (centred on SD992 558) (pers. comm. Alison Armstrong, October 2010).

  • Quarrying – Huddersfield Geology Group

    With increasing use of artificial building materials demand for stone decreased, resulting in smaller quarries closing in the 1930s and 1940s. However quarries are still working on Cartworth Moor, Crosland Hill and in the Shepley area. Ganister, …

  • About our quarry

    2019-9-9 · Pete had been in the stone industry for a number of years, and had worked for Albinson Brothers in Sheffield where he learned his trade as a stonemason. He has also worked as a stone fixer, repairing bombed-out buildings on the moor in Sheffield after the war, and had in fact visited the quarry on numerous occasions while working for Albinson Bros.

  • Natural stone portfolio | Harris Quarries Sheffield

    2019-9-9 · Reservoir Croft, Calverley . Stone type: Yorkshire (Crossland Moor) Petrographic description: New Buff Yorkstone of Permian age Quarry: Crossland Moor, Huddersfield Product: Tooled / weathered heads, cills, quoins, string …

  • Moor Lane Quarry

    Moor Lane Quarry 1920. There were many quarries around Aireborough, the stone was used to build houses and mills. It is said that stone from a Guiseley quarry was used in the construction of the Houses of Parliament. This is Reddiough''s quarry on Moor Lane, a steam crane is in use with horses and carts to transport the blocks of stone.

  • About us | Tunstead

    The quarries are separated by Great Rocks Dale, a dry valley within which runs a freight railway line serving the two quarries (and others locally). These are connected by a causeway bridge over the railway and stone from both quarries is processed within Tunstead Quarry. Overall, the operational area is over 340 hectares.

  • Peak Moor Sandstone Quarry

    2021-11-1 · Peak Moor Sandstone Quarry, The Detail Includes quarry material,location,stock and so on.You Can Contact the Peak Moor Sandstone Quarry Quarry Owner - Blockstone Ltd.. ... Home Products Stone Quarries Sandstone Quarries Beige Sandstone Quarries United Kingdom Beige SandstoneQuarries. Favorites. Share

  • Glaisdale Moor, Coast to Coast

    2021-11-17 · Glaisdale Low Moor Disused Stone Quarries. As the coast to Coast path stretches over Glaisdale Low Moor, in a bee line for Glaisdale, it passes beside a number of disused quarries, now attractively flooded with reedy water. They are principally around Post Gate Hill and stretch east and west for a mile or so.

  • Green Moor

    Green Moor is a small hamlet in South Yorkshire England, in the parish of Hunshelf and close to Penistone. Green moor used to be a stone quarry in the last century; sandstone quarries in the area were once worked on a large scale. During the …

  • Stanton Moor | Technical Specifications ...

    Capital Stone UK Stanton Moor technical specification data sheet. For more information, procurement stone samples or technical help call 01745 404104.

  • About Us | Rand & Asquith

    2021-3-12 · The moor was primarily farmed in the ancient past, but to supplement their income, the farmers realised the stone beneath them had a value. They were not quarried to the same extent as the vast sandstone quarries of the region but modern methods give access to much more of the underlying york stone.

  • Nine Ladies Stone Circle

    2021-10-29 · The quarries will also drown Shaugh Moor and Crownhill Down in slag heaps. Amongst the known archaeological monuments affected by the scheme is a stone circle, three stone rows, several cairn cemeteries, many prehistoric roundhouses, enclosures and field systems; and medieval fields and sites related to tin working and quarrying, ironically.

  • Natural stone quarry products for the UK from Bridestone ...

    About Us. Here at Bridestone & Brydges we supply bespoke, natural stone products across the UK as well as offering a complete build service from ground work and construction to roofing. We quarry our own pink sandstone on site and also buy in block from other quarries across the UK providing a wide range of choice in both colour and texture.

  • Quarry Moor Nature Reserve

    2014-9-12 · Lightwater Quarries & Quarry Moor Local Nature Reserve. September 12, 2014 By LightwaterQuarries. Lightwater Quarries had a request from the Mayor of Ripon to supply stone to Quarry Moor Nature Reserve, where the Army were …

  • Grahams Quarries | Hill House Edge Quarry

    Grahams Quarries at Hillhouse Edge Quarry is owned and operated by George Grahams Sons & Co. Ltd and Saxonmoor Ltd. We are a family business that was established in 1918. Our sandstone quarry, supplies finished masonry and building stone throughout the UK. Our stone is suitable for and used in a range of applications including building ...

  • Ackworth Moor Top Quarry

    2018-10-22 · Moor Top Quarries and the BLR closed in 1962. Though producing building stone for local use, the main output was grindstones and scythe-sharpening stones. EDUCATIONAL VALUE: This is an ideal site for educational groups to observe sandstones and their features. ...

  • Building Stones

    The Green Moor Rock (or Brincliffe Edge Rock) and Grenoside Sandstone were particularly significant sources of stone for highway engineering, such as paving stone, kerbs and gutters. Much stone was regularly exported by water transport from the quarries at Greenmoor itself to London, (where it is referred to as "York Stone"), as well as being ...

  • Sand and Aggregates

    2018-3-4 · Scout Moor Quarry forms part of the Western Pennine Upland area to the east of the Irwell Valley, above Edenfield in the district of Rossendale, Lancashire, a short drive to ... examples of the dressed stone produced by Marshalls quarries in most cities the length and breadth of Britain.

  • Quarries — Building Stone Database Scotland

    Building Stone Database for Scotland. Go back to search page. View quarries search results on large map. Quarry Cluster Supercluster Former county ... Carnock Moor Quarries (127535) Carnock Moor Cluster None Fife Fife Carnock Moor Quarries (23205) ...

  • Quarry Stone in Buxton | Scoot the UK Business Finder

    Tunstead Quarry, Sterndale Moor, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9QD ... Tunstead House, Tunstead, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8TG 01298 7… 01298 768444. Long Rake Stone Co Ltd. Quarries in Buxton. Be the first to review . Hollandtwine, Sterndale Lane, Litton, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8QZ 0129887… 01298871540 ...

  • Natural Stone Sales Ltd | Limestone Quarry | Limestone Tiles

    Clients can browse by appointment, if they wish, visit our yard to choose their own little piece of history and choose their own limestone flooring. Natural Stone Sales Ltd can provide the Limestone as Building Stone, Blocks, Sawn Slabs or Polished Slabs. Please call us on 01629 735507 for further details or to arrange a visit.

  • Dangerous beauty of Cornwall''s abandoned flooded …

    2021-4-25 · The abandoned flooded quarries hidden on top of some of Cornwall''s highest points. (Image: Greg Martin / Cornwall Live) Today''s peaceful emptiness of Bodmin Moor masks its industrious past. For ...

  • Book review: Digging Bath Stone | Stone Specialist

    2021-9-19 · During 1923, the Moor Park Quarry workings trespassed into the adjoining Spring Quarry belonging to Bath & Portland Stone Firms, which made a claim against Bath & Corsham Freestone Quarries that was settled by a payment of £107 and a further £100 personal contribution made by Walter Alan Sheppard.

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