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Caption: Specimen of Locharbriggs sandstone, Locharbriggs, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway Region.
Description: Sample of Locharbriggs sandstone from the building stone collection of the Edinburgh World Heritage Trust. The stone has a cut surface with a deep orange-red colour. Edinburgh World Heritage Trust sample no. EWHT 57. As well as being used for prestigious landmark buildings, Locharbriggs red sandstone was used extensively for housing in Glasgow, Greenock, Dumfries, Paisley and is also seen in Carlisle, Perth, Lanark and Stirling. The Locharbriggs stone is a quartz-rich sandstone with distinctive orange-red colour. This specimen is of Permian age.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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Orientation: Landscape
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