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P number: P749646
Caption: Granite. Cheesewring Quarry, Cornwall. Econ. 7076.
Description: See memoir to sheet 337 (1911) p126. White coarse-grained slightly porphyritic. East to work; of a compact and homogeneous texture. Beachy head Lighthouse and part of Westminster bridge are built with the granite. Case: R & S 4029. Original Collection information: Laine Pearson Collection.
Photographer: Witney, P.
Associate: Image enhancement and metadata keying by Paula Wafforne.
Copyright statement: NERC
Additional information: A specimen from the National Building Stone Collection formerly the Building and Decorative Stone Collection of Geological Survey of Great Britain.
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 148.45 KB; 1000 x 667 pixels; 85 x 56 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 176 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Special collections/ National Building Stone Collection/ Stone type/ Granite/ England/ Cornwall, Special collections/ National Building Stone Collection/ Country/ England/ Cornwall/ Granite  


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