Why a heritage quarry system could help safeguard stone supplies

One of our oldest and most essential materials has been neglected by policymakers for too long. Ian Thomas argues for measures that will safeguard stone quarries for the restoration of historic buildings and ensure future supplies

by Ian Thomas
Decision to refuse reopening of Linshaws quarry in the Peak District triggered some policy changes. Photo: Wikimediacommons
Decision to refuse reopening of Linshaws quarry in the Peak District triggered some policy changes. Photo: Wikimediacommons

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