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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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The ceramic and quarry tiles should be laid on a good solid bed of support.
The other problem with ceramic and quarry tiles is when they are laid on a timber base.
Laying ceramic or quarry tiles in the bathroom on the first floor can become a no-no very quickly.
Ceramic and clay quarry tiles can also be affected by expansion of the tiles relative to the concrete base on which they are laid.
If you intend laying ceramic or quarry tiles in substantial areas, then you must think in terms of building-in an expansion joint.
I looked at real quarry tiles and discovered I would have to dig inches into my kitchen floor to fit them in.
You can get floor coverings pretending to be marble, wood, quarry tiles, Victorian tiles or modern tiles in a wide range of colours.