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Aylesford Pit

Aylesford Pit Grid Reference: TQ722597 aylesford sand quarryThe two working pits at Aylesford (Aylesford Pit and Wagon’s Pit) provide excellent sections through Lower Cretaceous and Pleistocene sediments in the Maidstone area. Aylesford Pit, the smaller of the two pits, is shown as ‘disused’ on current maps but has been re-activated These two sites, together with […]

Ditton Court Quarry

Ditton Court Quarry Grid Reference: TQ715577 ditton court quarry 2 Ragstone was an extremely important building material from Roman times. Its use and exploitation is culturally very significant in southeast England, yet old quarries have been almost completely destroyed and any new ones are immediately backfilled. Therefore, Ditton Court Quarry with its good access and […]

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