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The foundation stone of the Radcliffe Observatory was laid on 27 June 1772. It was the second permanent Observatory built in Britain (the first was the Royal Observatory in Greenwich). The positions of sun, moon, planets and stars observed and recorded there form a lasting contribution to astronomical knowledge.
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The Quarry Forum is one of the focus groups of Stone Federation Great Britain. For more information about the Quarry Forum email [email protected].
For more information about the Stone Federation’s Quarry Group, email [email protected]
Penrhyn Welsh slate quarry in north Wales operated by Welsh Slate, which became part of Breedon last year as part of Breedon's takeover of the Lagan Group (read more...).