Tuesday, 27 October 2015

November 5th - Decorative & Building Stones / November 7th - Geologists' Association Festival

November 5th - The Geology of Decorative and Building Stones at Kingston Lacy; the William Bankes Palladian Mansion and Park, near Wimborne, Dorset.
Peter Bath, Dorset Geologists' Association Group
Kingston Lacy Hall is a major, but little known, competitor to Chatsworth for decorative polished stone; notably for foreign stones of Grand Tour Provenance. Two dozen notable rocks from the African Precambrian basement, Mesozoic Sediments and many resulting from the Alpine and Apennine Orogenies have been used extensively. They will be named, described and their provenance explored.
Further details - Bath Geological Society
7.30p.m. at BRLSI 16 Queen Square, Bath - everyone welcome - visitors £4 - free refreshment

November 7th - Geologists' Association Festival

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