Bromsgrove Sandstone

January 1, 201312:00 pmMay 26, 2016 9:11 am
Old Quarry Face, Forelands Grove, Hill Top, Bromsgrove

Old Quarry Face, Forelands Grove, Hill Top, Bromsgrove

Red and grey, sometimes mottled, Triassic Sandstones from the Bromsgrove Sandstone Formation quarried in the Rock Hill and Hill Top areas of Bromsgrove.

Used locally mainly for large boundary walls it was most probably exported and is used across the county.

Several other sandstones from the same geological formation are used as building stones including Hadley, Ombersley, Holt and Hollington (from Staffordshire). Notable examples of use include; St John’s and All Saints Churches, Bromsgrove and Tardebigge Church.

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Written by Elliot Carter

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