- June 18, 2020
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- Clipsham stone, Hooby Lane Quarry, Oxford
The Stone that built Oxford!
We have received the Petrographic stone report from Barry Hunt. The report covers five different samples of stone from our Clipsham quarry extension site near Stamford. The report shows that we have Clipsham block falling within the technical parameters and physical make u...read more
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...read more
Most of the stones used in the construction of Oxford have corroded over time. Below is a summary of all the stones that have failed at considerable cost to the numerous Colleges, religious establishments, the government for their civil and public buildings and the private l...read more