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P number: P204929
Old photograph number: A04984
Caption: Inmosthay Quarry, Easton, Portland. Looking W.
Description: Inmosthay Quarry, Easton, Portland. Looking W. Pitted' block of Portland Stone prior to excavation from quarry. In order to remove a block of stone from the quarry face, shallow grooves or 'pits' are cut vertically and horizontally. By means of wedges and scales blocks are separated and removed. In the present instance the upper part of the block, above the horizontal pit, is Roach Stone and is waste material.
Date taken: 01/04/1930
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 368500
Y latitude/northing: 70500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 365.51 KB; 702 x 1001 pixels; 59 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 186 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Building stones, limestone  

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