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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A relic from the past

We recently came across a brochure we published nearly twenty years ago. At the time our main yard was based at a former railway station in little Bytham. As you can see from the picture on the back, the railway ran right past the back of our yard, notice the absence of any fenc...

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Gold In Them There fields

An Amazing Anomaly Phil kerry was looking through an old file from the days when Goldholme operated a gold mine in Snowdonia, Wales known as no6. An assay reading from two samples from the mine gave the result of .73au(gold) per kilogram. Looking at a similar report from 5 sampl...

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Our Busiest Year Yet

2018 has been our busiest year yet and, in order to keep up with the rising demand for our Lincolnshire limestone, we have invested heavily in new machinery including a number of new saws. Of course, you can't increase productivity without it having a knock-on effect so we have a...

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