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Ironstone quarrying in the Cottesmore area

Ironstone quarrying in the Cottesmore area

a brief, illustrated history of ironstone quarrying activity in the Cottesmore, Burley and Exton Park areas of Rutland.

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Published by Rutland Railway Museum in Cottesmore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Iron industry and trade -- England -- Leicestershire -- History.,
  • Iron ores -- England -- Leicestershire -- History.,
  • Quarries and quarrying -- England -- Leicestershire -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRutland Railway Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9521.8.C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15629662M
    ISBN 100950672319
    OCLC/WorldCa16546431

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Visiting Cottesmore today it is difficult to believe that many of the surrounding fields have been quarried for ironstone. In it was a very different scene as described in this extract from a guide to the village "The ironstone mining has very much altered the face of the country round Cottesmore in recent years.

Ironstone quarrying Quarrying for ironstone began at Ironstone quarrying in the Cottesmore area book Overton in August Economically this was a blessing for the village, providing an alternative form of employment to agriculture and reversing the outward flow of its inhabitants.

English: Cottesmore: former ironstone quarries At one time, much of this square was quarried for ironstone. Cottesmore North Quarry, west of the Cottesmore to Market Overton Road, opened in and eventually extended from here to Barrow.

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We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you Read More. The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands. The Kettering Area (Pt. 5) by Tonks, Eric S. Runpast, First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A very good copy, firm and square, strong joints, no splits, just a trifle rubbed and fading to spine.

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The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

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The ironstone properties of the Ore Mining Branch of the United Steel Companies Ltd. are confined to Rutland and Lincolnshire and can be conveniently grouped together for study.

There have been quite a few changes sincethe most important, perhaps, being the opening of a completely fresh mining area, the only one since my book was published.

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It is often classed as earthenware although in appearance and properties it is similar to fine stoneware. It was developed in the 19th century by potters in Staffordshire, England as a cheaper, mass-produced alternative for porcelain. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Cottesmore in Rutland is a Village with a rich and important history.

This site explores what has made this Villageso special throughout the ages SCHOOLS. The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.2/5(1).The first quarrying operation was conducted by the Partnership of Richard Looker, John Wilson and Henry Lovatt, who at first leased the land bought by the Oxfordshire Ironstone Company and then, inpurchased it outright.

Subsequently they bought up a much larger area, bounded by Station Road on the south side and the. Thursday 21st April - pm Iron Ore extraction was once a key industrial activity in Rutland. The discovery of out-cropping ore deposits suitable for exploitation by the iron and steel industries led to the development of several quarries in the area with some becoming major developments covering acres of the surrounding countryside.

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