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Pool Bank Quarries

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A Brief History 1674 Poole Manor Court Rolls reveal stone removed from Pool Common. 1774 Award Map shows quarry off Old Pool Bank c. 1808 Turner produces a large pencil drawing of upper quarry (in Tate Gallery) 1849 Tythe map shows the above quarry is unoccupied 1847 O.S. map indicates three sandstone quarries on Pool […]