Barnack stone could be described as the principle stone which built early Cambridge, unfortunately the quarry got worked out by 1460. The Kings Cliffe old quarry in Northants and associated quarries were worked during the late medieval to post medieval periods. They have lon...

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The story of Haydour

Christmas special - Lord of the Rocks A true story of christmas spirit to warm the hearts of all! Once upon a time two hundred million years before we were born there was the most perfect stone formed in middle earth. The land was called Haydour, such was its qualities th...

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Searching for the Roman fort!

In 2009 archeologists uncovered the remains of a large Roman fortress. Distinguished by it's defensive ditches and circular corners for archers to defend from. All Roman forts were built symmetrical and by studying the measurements of the 2009 report we can calculate the positio...

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