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Ketton Stone.

Beeby Thompson

Ketton Stone.

by Beeby Thompson

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Published by [Northamptonshire Notes and Queries] in [Northampton] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprint from Northamptonshire Notes and Queries, Vol.5 (1892).

The Physical Object
Pagination3p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17843387M

AddressKetton WorksKetco AvenueStamfordRutlandPE9 3SXUnited KingdomMain telephone Sales and Customer Services Sales and Customer Services [email protected] Orders Fax Orders [email protected] directions in a new windowVisit the Ketton . The attractive butter coloured stone typical of Ketton is an important feature of the village. The stone quarry and cement works which opened in is located to the north. A number of famous buildings have been built out of Ketton Stone, such as Burghley House and many of the Cambridge University Colleges. Although the.

The modern village of Ketton was made from the merger of what were once the three villages of Ketton, Aldgate and Geeston. From to the Ketton Rural District existed, covering the eastern part of Rutland. Ketton Stone is a form of limestone and is quarried locally. It is used in many buildings in the village as well as elsewhere. "Most of Downing College, with the exception of the East Lodge, was built of an oolitic limestone known as Ketton stone." Septem By CrimeReads Excerpts 0.

the stone. Large blocks of stone were sent from the quarry and sawn to shape on site before being finished by hand, using chisels. Masons were paid separately for sawing stone, and the books recording the quantities and payments survive.5 Freestones from all over the country were used. (Table 1) Table 1. Figure 47 is a general view of ‘Ketton’ limestone, which is a classic oolitic limestone, being highly porous and consisting entirely of ooliths. Ooliths in limestones are rounded grains that form by accretion of calcium carbonate around a nucleus. Figure 48 is a close view of ‘Ketton Stone’ showing the concentric ring structure of the.


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MATERIALS: constructed of Ketton stone, flint and pebbles. PLAN: rectangular pedestal of c m x m set on a plinth. DESCRIPTION: the altar has a coarsely treated, rustic Ketton stone base approximately that in turn sits on a substantial block formed from uncut pieces of flint, beneath which is a stone foundation.

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The rocks here contain ammonites, corals, brachiopods, bivalves, fish and reptile remains, and much, much more. Thi. Compact limestone consists of carbonate of lime either pure or in combination with sand or clay.

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