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P number: P204930
Old photograph number: A04986
Caption: St. Paul's Quarry, Portland.
Description: St. Paul's Quarry, Portland. Pitting' a block of Portland Stone. In order to cut a block of Portland Stone a groove, or pit, about 2 in. deep and 1 in. wide, is made. This is lined with steel plates, or 'scales', and a series of steel wedges inserted in juxtaposition. See No. A4987.
Date taken: 01/04/1930
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 368500
Y latitude/northing: 72500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 269.38 KB; 1000 x 738 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 195 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Building stones, limestone  


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