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Taynton Limestone Quarry (United Kingdom)


This quarry is surrounded by famous quarries now abandoned. There are large reserves of stone. The quarry may have been named Lee's Quarry, if this is the case then the stone for the New Bodleian library in 1939 was quarried here.

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Historic Photographs Of Taynton
Historic Photographs Of Taynton (4 photos)
Last updated February 20th 2011 by Peter Burgess
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Last updated January 22nd 2010 by ICLOK

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Major Mining Region

Taynton Limestone Quarry belongs to the Oxfordshire region.

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