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 Visit to Swelltor granite quarry in Devon – abandoned corbels for 1901 London bridge widening Visit to Foggintor granite quarry in Devon – used for Nelson’s Column and more Devon granite from 1830s London Bridge at Pickets Lock Sports/Leisure Centre Visit to Lamorna quarries and port – granite used in County Hall and The […]
Well! There’s a thing! 50 posts on the Building London Blog in the past year or so!! Not something I originally expected thinking back to the spring of last year! So, very pleased! The original plan, aim, for this project was to produce a book, guidebook, to the materials, to their sites and buildings in […]
Following on from the Building London introduction to Pulhamite, https://buildinglondon.blog/2022/09/01/49pulhamite-pt1-an-introduction/ the best place to go and see Pulhamite artificial rock in London is in Battersea Park.  There is an amazing area of ‘rock’ faces and a waterfall called The Cascades though currently, sadly, dry, and a smaller ‘rock face’ nearby called The Owlery! Battersea […]
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