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date: 22 May 2019

Purbeck 

Source:
A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Author(s):

James Stevens Curl,

Susan Wilson

Dark-grey or grey-greenish hard *limestone, called a *marble, originating in the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, England, and almost entirely composed of univalve and bivalve remains fossilized and bound together. It was extensively employed by English medieval architects for ... ...

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