23 Oct 2021 • 

Industrial Archaeology Conference


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A talk based on the late David Pollard’s definitive work. 12.00 Sarsen stone for building, by Katy Whitaker. Results of recent fieldwork in the .. Read more north Wiltshire sarsen stone quarry throw new light on extraction and use for building materials, street furniture, and roadstone. 14.15 Hills Quarry Products Ltd, by Peter Andrews. Hills currently operate 8 quarries (producing sand, gravel and a variety of sands for asphalt, building, concrete, agriculture and construction) as well as 5 concrete plants, 3 bagging plants 5 inert tipping facilities and a railhead providing a variety of limestone products for the construction sector. Image Caption – Ganger David Milsom (Eight foot) centre, with his gang outside Clift Quarry in the mid to late 1890s. The men in the back row from left to right are: William J Wilkins (1849-?

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