Building Stones Database for England Map Explorer
Search the map for stone structures, building stones and their sources.
Historic England and the British Geological Survey (BGS), working with local geologists and historic buildings experts, have compiled the Building Stones Database for England to identify important building stones, where they came from and potential alternative sources for repairs and new construction.
Drawing on this research, plus BGS publications and fieldwork, guides have been produced for each English county. 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, natural history, and landscapes.
Each guide includes references for the area covered.
This volume offers more general references for books and online resources on geology, building stones, mineral planning, and building conservation plus contact details for building stone collections, and geology and building conservation organisations.
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