From Ragstone To Riches, Dr Simon Elliot.

From Ragstone To Riches, Dr Simon Elliot.

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 30th Sep 2019

From the mid-1st century AD to the mid-3rd century AD much of the building stone for Roman London was provided by ragstone quarries in the upper Medway Valley. One of these quarries was possibly the largest man-made hole in Europe.

Dr Simon Elliott will explain how this industry came to be, how the quarries were operated, how the stone was transported, and what became of the industry.

This talk is part of the Guildhall Art Gallery exhibition, Architecture of London.

Cost: Free of Charge


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2019-09-30 2019-09-30 Europe/London From Ragstone To Riches, Dr Simon Elliot. Dr Simon Elliott will explain how this industry came to be, how the quarries were operated, how the stone was transported, and what became of the industry. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2019/09/30/from-ragstone-to-riches-dr-simon-elliot-209503 Guildhall Art Gallery,Guildhall Yard,,London

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