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  • Quarrying is now finished and most of the site has been back-filled.
  • Small-scale early quarrying has removed some of the bank from the south side.
  • After the fourth century the quarry was lost to sight for many centuries.
  • They may be composed of natural quarried material, or from man-made material.
  • The stone for building the church was from a quarry within the village.
  • The stone has been quarried since at least Roman times up to the present day.
  • There are numerous quarrying operations located nearby which support this and other similar plants.
  • Most stone had to be quarried miles away, and then brought to the building site.
  • The line operated successfully during its early years, serving the quarry and the local district.
  • Stone from this area was later quarried and used to build the stone buildings.
  • Several quarries can still be seen at present, such as on the Common.
  • He also worked for two years above ground in the quarries.
  • The house was constructed of stone believed to have been quarried on site.
  • Some of the quarries are still in operation though at a much smaller scale.
  • Stone quarries have been seen and mentioned throughout the show's run.
  • Stone from this area was quarried and used to build the local buildings.
  • When both quarrying and fishing died off, the railway lost most of its traffic.
  • It previously served a small number of stone quarries in the area.
  • There is evidence of past quarrying of local stone for buildings and walls.
  • Quarrying was going on high up among the hills as I left the city. Cited from Across China on Foot, by Edwin Dingle
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Meaning of quarry

  • verb Extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry
    quarry marble