1986 Cromhall Quarry
According to the manager of the quarry, quarrying is the oldest industry. He feels the Romans may well have quarried at this site. Today it is owned by A.R.C. The limestone is used for road building. One hundred and fifty tons of rock an hour are processed. this is enough to construct 3/4 mile of motorway. At the present rate there is enough rock at the quarry to last another 200 years.
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