A preliminary assessment of the building sandstone quarries on the Hopetoun Estates, West Lothian, Scotland
McMillan, A.A.. 2006 A preliminary assessment of the building sandstone quarries on the Hopetoun Estates, West Lothian, Scotland. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 15pp. (IR/06/094) (Unpublished)Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
This report sets out the observations made at the various quarry sites on the Hopetoun Estates, West Lothian, Scotland and comments on the current status of the quarries and their geological context and summarises knowledge of the historical use of stone from these sources. Based upon this reconnaissance the report offers preliminary opinion on the potential for reopening one or more sandstone quarries and possible options for open new workings.
|Item Type:||Report (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes > Geology and Landscape Northern|
|Additional Information:||This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed|
|Additional Keywords:||Building stones, Quarrying|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Earth Sciences|
|Date made live:||05 Jun 2009 10:28|
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