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Inferior Oolite Quarries near Sherborne

August 14

£2

This field-trip is led by DGAG members Bob Chandler and John Whicher. It is to compare the Oolitic limestone beds in two quarries. Frogden Quarry which is still used by Sherborne Stone and Louse Hill Quarry which is a disused quarry on the way towards Bradford Abbas.

The quarry manager for Sherborne Stone has very kindly agreed to open up the stoneworks yard at the weekend to show us how the stone is cut.

The trip finishes in Bradford Abbas graveyard where the father of the geologist Buckman is buried.

Details

Date:
August 14
Cost:
£2
Event Categories:
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Organiser

Val Fogarty (DGAG Field Trip Officer)
Email:
grittipalace22@btinternet.com