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Caption: Specimen of Stanton Moor Pink sandstone, Stanton Moor Quarry, Matlock, Derbyshire.
Description: Sample of Stanton Moor Pink sandstone from the building stone collection of the Edinburgh World Heritage Trust. The stone has a cut surface with a very pale pinkish-purple colour. Edinburgh World Heritage Trust sample no. EWHT 46. Stanton Moor sandstone has been extensively used in Scotland for restoration work where the original Midland Valley Carboniferous sandstones are no longer obtainable. Stanton Moor stone has been used for the Dynamic Earth building at Holyrood (1999). The Ashover Grit (part of the Millstone Grit) of the Carboniferous in Derbyshire has been extensively quarried on Stanton Moor over a long period of time. Different quarries on the moor have different names for their products.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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Orientation: Portrait
Size: 301.76 KB; 775 x 1000 pixels; 66 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 205 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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