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Reference SBR-4-38
Title Brochure titled Granite
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Description Brochure issued by Cornish De Lank Granite Quarries Co and The Shap Granite Co Ltd illustrating the various granites, the equipment used and where the granite has been utilised. Photographs include one of De Lank Quarry from above, a stonecutter, Bergsli Short Wire Cutting Saw, Double-headed Diamond Saw, Granite Polishing Machine, mason polishing a De Lank skid block for a steelworks, sample Shap light and dark pink granite, Cornish De Lank silver-grey granite, Thomas W Ward Ltd Head Office in Sheffield, Marks and Spencer store in Sheffield, coping stones from the Severn Road Bridge, Magna Carta Memorial at Runnymede, Plinth of Churchill Memorial in Parliament Square, London. Names include : Sir Edward Maufe, Thomas W Ward, Bovis Ltd., Norman Jones,Sons and Rigby of Southport, North Lonsdale Tar Macadam Ltd.
Size/type 4 sheets of A4 double-sided
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Recorder Val Hill
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Storage location Folder SBR 4 St Breward Archive
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Date of Recording 05 March 2013
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