Going underground

The first operational underground dimension mine on the Isle of Portland has uncovered large reserves of stone, the quarrying of which will require careful planning permission, writes Naomi Lee

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Heart of stone: St Paul's Cathedral in London is built from the much sought-after Portland Stone which is mined from the isle of the same name (credit: Chris Dorney/123RF)
Heart of stone: St Paul's Cathedral in London is built from the much sought-after Portland Stone which is mined from the isle of the same name (credit: Chris Dorney/123RF)

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