Bramley Quarry, Leeds :: Shared Description

Bramley Quarry contains old quarry workings that date back to the 12th century. Millstone grit was quarried (commonly known as bramley fall stone) here and provided stone that was soft to work but weathered to a hard, resistant surface. In fact stone was used from this quarry in the construction of Kirkstall Abbey, Town Hall, Corn Exchange and many other Leeds buildings due to the fact that this type of stone could withstand shock made it ideal for engine beds and defensive works such as the Napoleonic Martello Towers around the south coast. In addition the stone had water resistance properties so it was used in the construction of canals and dock works...
by Mark Stevenson
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SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Ruined quarry building by the canal at Newlay Bridge by Stephen Craven
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson
SE2436 : Bramley Quarry, Leeds by Mark Stevenson


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Created: Tue, 5 Apr 2016, Updated: Tue, 5 Apr 2016

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