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QUARRY. A place whence stones are dug for the purpose of being employed in building, making roads, and the like.
     2. When a farm is let with an open quarry, the tenant may, when not restrained by his contract, take out the stone, but he has no right to open new quarries. Vide Mines. Waste.

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Description: The State University of New York at Cobleskill is seeking a responsive and responsible contractor to provide Ceramic, Porcelain and Quarry Tile materials and services for the "Provide Restrooms in Champlin Dining" project which will include:
Their quarry tiles have been manufactured from natural Welsh clay reserves at Ruabon since 1878.
Quarry Tile uses glass dust supplied by TriVitro Corporation, Kent, Wash., another LinkUp program member, in its manufacturing process.
Photo: Hearth extensions angle from cornerfireplace to form stairs, seating, and windowsill, all surfaced in quarry tile
The stove sits on an 18-inch-high platform topped with quarry tile. Walls on two sides of the alcove help project the heat into the living room.
He suffered a fractured skull when his head hit the quarry tile floor and died six weeks later.
In 1997 Dennis Ruabon had more than 45 pc of the quarry tile market and is the only ceramic tile manufacturer in Wales.
Fell's Cottage's description goes on to suggest that it is a 'peaceful and cheerful place for one or two people with occasional overnight visitors' and lists its original period features and rustic charm, which includes quarry tile floors, fireplaces and vaulted roof.
The current owners have carried out a signi?cant amount of refurbishment but kept character features, including sash windows, wide skirting boards, high ceilings, .replaces, quarry tile .ooring and a galleried staircase.
I believe they are quarry tiles, and I've been scrubbing with double-strength mortar stain remover but can't get all of the ingrained sealant off.
I believe they are quarry tiles, and I've been scrubbing with double-strength mortar stain remover, but can't get all of the ingrained sealant off.