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The Geology of Building Stones

A very valuable reference work providing information on a wide range of building stone types which were still being quarried in Britain at the time of publishing in 1910. This guide offers detailed information on the physical characteristics of each stone type, existing quarries and extraction. Also provided is a summary of various types of stone decay and methods of testing stone.

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    08 March 2016

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    Research, Historic Publication

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