Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cornish De Lank Granite Quarries Co

From Graces Guide
May 1950.

of St. Breward.

1927 Granite quarries at De Lank, Cornwall were acquired in 1926 by Thomas W. Ward Ltd. of Sheffield, and the firm secured from Sir Robert MacAlpine and Sons (London) Ltd. an order to supply the whole of the granite for the new dock improvements at Tilbury. The special suitability of this granite for civil engineering and public works casued it to be use in many important structures.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1927/04/22