Sandstone Quarry Corncockle

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Corncockle quarry near Dumfries became famous for its slabs of sandstone imprinted with the fossil footprints of reptiles; studied and collected by Ruthwell''s Rev Henry Duncan (who also reconstructed the extraordinary 8th century Ruthwell Cross (see images below).

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Sir William Jardine and the Ichnology of Annandale ...

The sandstone quarry of Corncockle Muir is situated between the rivers Annan and Kinnel, about a mile and half above their confluence, and not quite three miles from the town of …

Names and Origins of Stone – C

2013-3-27 · Corncockle Sandstone Corncockle Quarry Dunhouse Quarry Works, Staindrop Darlington, County Durham, England Pale red brown (2) Cornicabra Limestone : Spain : Light buff : Stone Magazine, Vol. XLVI, No. 1, Jan., 1925 : Cornish Serpentine "This is produced by various quarries nearly all of which are located on the Penninsula of Lizard Cornwall ...

The Behavioral and Biostratigraphical

the Corncockle Sandstone Formation (middle Lower Permian) (Brookfield, 1978) in Dumfries and Galloway and the Hopeman Sandstone Formation (late Upper Permian) (Benton and Walker, 1985) on the southern shore of the Moray Firth (Fig. 1). A full list of these trackways, as classified in McKeever (1990), is given in Table 1. The

Building stones in Edinburgh from the Permian and …

2021-12-31 · The Permian Corncockle Sandstone Formation consists of thick beds of aeolian, fine to medium-grained, well-sorted, red sandstone, composed of quartz with minor amounts of feldspar. Corncockle stone was much used in Edinburgh …

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2001-2-18 · There are ample reserves and the quarry is opened as required to replenish stock levels (currently 250 m 3). Petrography Corncockle is a pale red brown, non-calcareous, fine to medium grained sandstone of Permian age with dark flecks and coarser laminae occurring occasionally. Expected Durability and Performance

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Corncockle Quarry. Corncockle Quarry was a large and historically important sandstone quarry near Templand in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Stone from here was used in the late Victorian era to build tenements in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and also to construct New York ''brownstones''. The sandstone dates from the Permian Age and dinosaur footprints were ...

The Reverend Henry Duncan (1774–1846) and the …

The sandstone quarry of Corncockle Muir is situated between the rivers Annan and Kinnel, about a mile and half above their confluence, and not quite three miles from the town of …

Blockstone & Sawn Section | Fairhurst Stone

Corncockle is a red brown, non-calcareous, fine to medium grained sandstone of the Permian age with darker flecks and coarser laminae occurring occasionally. Density (typically): 2,132 kg/m3; Water Absorption: 5.7 %; View Data Sheet

Building stones in Edinburgh from the Permian and …

2021-12-31 · The Permian Corncockle Sandstone Formation consists of thick beds of aeolian, fine to medium-grained, well-sorted, red sandstone, composed of quartz with minor amounts of feldspar. Corncockle stone was much used in Edinburgh between c.1880 to c.1900, particularly for dressings on Edinburgh Board schools.''

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Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire ''Close-up view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Eleven wedges are seen being forced into the stone to separate a block from the main mass of rock. Three quarrymen in …

Calder Street Sandstone

2016-3-18 · Eight architects asked to design to a budget of £10,000 (an impressive £1million in todays money). The winner was announced on Christmas Eve 1909. Construction started in 1910 using red sandstone obtained from Corncockle Quarry in Dumfriesshire. The school was completed and opened in 1912. Source of Quarry information: Gordon Cook. (thanks!)

Corncockle Quarry | Canmore

2021-9-17 · Corncockle Quarry (disused) [NAT] OS 1:10,000 map, 1980. Corncockle Quarry lies within a plantation to the NE of Templand village . The red sandstone was worked from the first half of the 19th century, and operations continued well into this century.

RAILSCOT | Corncockle Quarry

2021-7-29 · Corncockle Quarry Served by the Corncockle Quarry Co Ltd. Description. This was a sandstone quarry operated by Corncockle Quarry Co Ltd providing stone for buildings in Glasgow. It was served by a railway from Nethercleugh station. The line closed before the Second World War. The nearby - to the north east - Corncockle Bridge is ^B^ listed.

Corncockle Quarry : definition of Corncockle Quarry and ...

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Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire ''Close-up view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Eleven wedges are seen being forced into the stone to separate a block from the main mass of rock. Three quarrymen in …

(Read January 1.

2021-3-17 · impressed on Sandstone in the Quarry of Corncockle Muir, in Dumfriesshire. By the Rev HENR. Y DUNCAN D.D,. Minister of Ruthwell. (Read January 1. 1828J A HE sandstone quarr ofy Corncockle Mui is situater d between the rivers Anna ann d Kinnel, about a mile and half above their confluence, and no quitt e three miles fro th towme onf Loch-

Stonecarving Dumfries

Sandstone quarries such as Corncockle, Corsehill and Locharbriggs were in operation from around 1750 to the present day. Locharbriggs Quarry was in operation from 1890-2018 and supplied sandstone to buildings around the …

Corncockle Sandstone

The sandstone quarry of Corncockle Muir is situated between the rivers Annan and Kinnel, about a mile and half above their confluence, and not quite three miles from the town of …

Developing a future repairs strategy for a sandstone city ...

2009-7-1 · Type R2 sandstone is similar to that produced at Corncockle quarry in Dumfriesshire. Type R3 sandstone is typically coarser grained, commonly showing a bimodal grain size of well rounded grains. Thin, irregular iron oxide grain coatings give a pale pink colour, it has a well developed silica cement, and typically contains lithic clasts.

SIR WILLIAM JARDINE (1800-1874)

SIR WILLIAM JARDINE (1800-1874) The Ichnology of Annandale or illustrations of footmarks impressed on the New Red Sandstone of Corncockle Muir. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, [1850-]1853. Large 2° (571 x 437mm). Pp. [2, lithographic title printed in bistre, verso blank], [2, ''Ichnology of Annandale'' with chromolithographic vignette view of Corncockle ...

2002 – Stan Bonnar

This work called arche-gram, consists of six sandstone slabs from the Corncockle quarry near Templand – which is the same sandstone that was used to build Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow. It seemed appropriate to make a symbolic work – a mythogram – from the same stone that envelops such a body of knowledge.

Fossil Tracks and Impressions of Vertebrates | SpringerLink

Duncan, H. 1831. An account of the tracks and footprints of animals found impressed on sandstone in the quarry of Corncockle Muir in Dumfries-shire. Royal Soc. Edinburgh, Trans, 11(1830): 194–209. Google Scholar

Building stones of Edinburgh: stratigraphy and origin of ...

Corncockle Quarry. Corncockle Quarry was a large and historically important sandstone quarry near Templand in Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Stone from here was used in the late Victorian era to build tenements in Edinburgh and Glasgow, and also to construct New York ''brownstones''. The sandstone dates from the Permian Age and dinosaur footprints were ...

Corncockle Sandstone

2021-11-25 · Corncockle Sandstone is a kind of red sandstone quarried in United Kingdom. This stone is especially good for Pavers, veneer, quoins, coping/caps, curbs, sills/lintels, drain grates, columns, slabs, cobblestone and other design …

A HERITAGE SET IN STONE

2017-10-17 · Dunhouse Quarry is recognised as one of the market leaders ... blaxter bearl catcastle buff corncockle lazonby dunhouse grey Fine grained yellow/pink variegated. Sandstone suitable for all building. Fine grained creamy buff sandstone. Suitable for all building applications.

Corncockle Specification | Dunedin Stone

Corncockle Quarry is near Lockerbie. Bed thickness varies from 0.25 – 1 m and the quarry can supply blocks of up to 0.6 x 4 x 2 m There are ample reserves and the quarry is opened as required to replenish stock levels (currently 250 m 3). Petrography. Corncockle is a pale red brown, non-calcareous, fine to medium grained sandstone of Permian ...

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The Permian Sandstone stone is extracted from the Corncockle quarry on the outskirts of Dumfries, Scotland. It''s medium grained in texture, free of clay holes and other impurities and is characterised by its red or pink colouring. The red sandstone from this quarry is considered one of the finest found.

GeoScenic | Image Details

Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Close-up view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method. Description: Corncockle Quarry, Lochmaben. Dumfriesshire. A photograph taken at the base of the quarry. Close-up view of splitting the sandstone by the ''chisel wedge'' method.

Templand Southwest Scotland, Images of Templand

Gallery for Templand Templand was built during the industrial revolution. When the nearby sandstone quarry (Corncockle Quarry) was built it became home to many quarry workers.

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Building stones of Edinburgh: stratigraphy and origin of ...

2021-12-21 · Corncockle Sandstone Formation . In the Lochmaben Basin at the intermittently operational Corncockle Quarry, red sandstones of the Corncockle Sandstone Formation were formerly noted for the abundance of reptilian …