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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Dennis Ruabon Tiles is the only remaining quarry tile manufacturer in the UK.
From reclaimed mahogany to French quarry tiles, solid oak and marble, there is no compromise on quality in this property.
The Multiwash, TRUVOX INTERNATIONAL'S multipurpose floor cleaning machine, gives good results on most types of hard floor covering including wood, vinyl, studded rubber, linoleum, marble, granite, stone, quarry tiles, profiled ceramic floors and non-slip safety floors.
The timber-framed structure around three sides of the atrium encloses a series of free-flowing spaces elegantly conceived in black, white and silver with floors of warm quarry tiles.
The unbroken roof line, the ridge skylight running the length of the house, and quarry tiles used everywhere underfoot all contribute to the sense of spaciousness.
There is a log burner inset on quarry tiles, windows and French doors to the decked patio area.
Q I lifted my vinyl tiles as I noticed they were covering ornate quarry tiles. But there was black tar underneath the vinyl tiles.