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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 (IR/06/094) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

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: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Geology and Landscape Northern
Funders/Sponsors: NERC
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: 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
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/7397

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