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Kendal Fell Quarry, Kendal
Kendal Fell Quarry
locality:-   Kendal
civil parish:-   Kendal (formerly Westmorland) (area) 
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   limestone quarry
locality type:-   quarry
locality type:-   limekiln
locality type:-   marble quarry (?) 
coordinates:-   SD50439266 (etc) 
1Km square:-   SD5092
10Km square:-   SD59

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 38 8) 
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
"Quarries / Limekilns / ..."

evidence:-   probably descriptive text:- West 1778 (11th edn 1821) 
item:-  limestonemarblechimney piece
source data:-   Guide book, A Guide to the Lakes, by Thomas West, published by William Pennington, Kendal, Cumbria once Westmorland, and in London, 1778 to 1821.
image WS21P178, button  goto source
Page 178, footnote:-  "A quarry of marble has lately been discovered near this town [Kendal], which produces quite a new variety. It is of different colours, beautifully variegated, and takes the highest polish. When inlaid in statuary marble it has the best effect, and is equal, if not superior, to any imported from Greece or Italy. Chimney-pieces, and other ornamental works are made of it, and of the common limestone of the country, which also polishes very fine, in a good style, by Mr. Francis Webster, in Kendal, who has erected a mill for sawing and polishing the same."

Glover, David: 2014: Quarries of Lakeland: Bookcase (Carlisle, Cumbria)

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