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P number: P204934
Old photograph number: A04991
Caption: Easton, Portland. Looking SW.
Description: Easton, Portland. Looking SW. Scappled blocks of Portland Stone. Blocks of stone are 'scappled' i.e. trimmed and squared, to detect any flaws; they are numbered consecutively in each quarry, and the measurements, in cubic feet, marked in a tally system. Both consecutive numbers and measurements tally are shown on blocks in photograph.
Date taken: 01/04/1930
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 369500
Y latitude/northing: 71500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 315.43 KB; 1000 x 782 pixels; 85 x 66 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 207 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Quarries, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Building stones, limestone  


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