Building Stones Database for England Map Explorer
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This guide describes Essex's local building stones in their geological context. It includes examples of buildings and structures where the stones have been used.
This guide is one of a series for each English county. The guides draw on research and fieldwork with the British Geological Survey, geologists and building historians to compile the Building Stones of England Database.
The guides are aimed at mineral planners, building conservation advisers, architects and surveyors, and those assessing townscapes and countryside character.
The guides will also be of interest if you want to find out more about local buildings and geology.
This companion spreadsheet to this guide provides:
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