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Coming from the quarry

by Margaret Duggan

CAEN STONE is special. Quarried in northern France, it was a favourite with the master masons who built the great cathedrals of southern England, because not only is it a beautiful colour, but it has no grain and can be finely carved.

  The stonemasons at Canterbury Cathedral were delighted recently when they received 25 tonnes of it for the work that is taking place on the Corona. “We have now sourced a good supply which is close in structure to ...

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