Twenty years ago our main quarry yard was based at the former railway station in little Bytham. The railway ran right past the back of our yard. On the site was the original goods building (pictured above). For 130 years, this building played a vital role in the local economy. A...

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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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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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