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Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire.

Mar 12, 2013· Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Closeup view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Eleven wedges are …

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Corncockle Sandstone ADS Materials Library

Corncockle Sandstone. Add to My Favourites. Medium grained red sandstone. This is a stone material . Stone is a hard substance from the ground used for building or carving. ... Dunhouse Quarry Co Ltd …

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Corncockle Sandstone Formation Wikipedia

Corncockle Quarry: The Corncockle Sandstone Formation is a formation of Cisuralian age (Early Permian). It is part of the fill of the Lochmaben Basin in the Southern Uplands. It forms part of the Stewartry Group. References

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Blockstone Sawn Section | Fairhurst Stone

Corncockle is a red brown, noncalcareous, fine to medium grained sandstone of the Permian age with darker flecks and coarser laminae occurring occasionally. Density (typically): 2,132 kg/m3; Water …

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Corncockle Quarry. 1937 Mine Exploration

Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Closeup view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Eleven wedges are seen being forced into the stone to separate a block from the main mass of rock. Three quarrymen in typical working clothes are seen, two holding large sledge or striking hammers used for driving in the wedges.

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Corncockle Specification | Dunedin Stone

Locharbriggs Specification. General. Corncockle Quarry is near Lockerbie. Bed thickness varies from – 1 m and the quarry can supply blocks of up to x 4 x 2 m There are ample reserves and the quarry …

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Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire.

Mar 12, 2013· Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Closeup view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Eleven wedges are seen being forced into the stone to separate a block from the main mass of rock. Three quarrymen in typical working clothes are seen, two holding large sledge or ...

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210 STONE QUARRY ideas in 2021 | stone quarry, quarry, stone

Feb 3, 2021 Explore Luc Daigle''s board "STONE QUARRY" on Pinterest. See more ideas about stone quarry, quarry, stone.

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Corncockle Quarry Wikipedia

Corncockle Quarry lies within a plantation to the NE of Templand village (NY08NE 39). The red sandstone was worked from the first half of the 19th century, and …

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The Fresh and the Salt | The Story of the Solway | chapter six

Corncockle quarry near Dumfries became famous for its slabs of sandstone imprinted with the fossil footprints of reptiles; studied and collected by Ruthwell’s Rev Henry Duncan (who also reconstructed the extraordinary 8th century Ruthwell Cross (see images below).

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Developing a future repairs strategy for a sandstone city ...

Jul 01, 2009· Type R2 sandstone is similar to that produced at Corncockle quarry in Dumfriesshire. Type R3 sandstone is typically coarser grained, commonly showing a bimodal grain size of well …

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Corncockle Specification | Dunedin Stone

Corncockle is a pale red brown, noncalcareous, fine to medium grained sandstone of Permian age with dark flecks and coarser laminae occurring occasionally. Expected Durability and Performance It is important that the results from the individual tests are not viewed in isolation.

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Bryce blocks: bullfaced cream sandstone (from Hailes quarry) with ashlar dressings. Mitchell block: bullfaced red sandstone (from Corsehill and Corncockle quarries, Dumfries) in ''Old Flemish'' style.

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GeoScenic | Image Details P000100

Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Closeup view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Description: Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Closeup view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method.

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RAILSCOT | Corncockle Quarry Co Ltd

Introduction. This was 4 ft in railway linking Corncockle Quarry, a sandstone quarry providing stone for buildings in Glasgow, to Nethercleugh station. The line opened around 1884 and closed before the Second World War. Corncockle Bridge is ''B'' listed due to the importance of the quarry …

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Katy Ewing (University of Glasgow): ‘Writing about Corncockle’

My own recent experience with deep time was in a return to a place from my past in order to write a placebased piece of prose. The place was linked to vivid memories from my childhood: a ‘tip’ or dump attached to an amazing old sandstone quarry a few miles from where we lived […]

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Sandstone Spine – PDF Download

of sandstone in the quarries at Corncockle , Dum ICHTHYODOʻRULITE ( Gr . fish spear stone ) , friesshire ; they frequently are clear and delicate , the name given to fossil fish spines , that are not as at the moment when they were ...

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BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units Result Details

Corncockle Quarry, a disused sandstone quarry, 700m NNE of the village of Templand, Dumfriesshire : Reference(s): Brookfield, M E, 1978. Revision of the Stratigraphy of Permian and Supposed Permian …

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Corncockle Quarry, near Lockerbie Future Museum

Corncockle Quarry, near Lockerbie Period: 20th Century Description: This photograph is a view of the shear face of Corncockle Quarry at Lockerbie. A steam crane is visible at the top of the cliff, while a …

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Corncockle Quarry | ScotlandsPlaces

Corncockle Quarry You may copy, display, store and make derivative works for personal use or use solely within an educational institution by staff and students, under these conditions: the …

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