Category:Portland stone

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Portland limestone 
limestone quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England
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Portland stone is limestone from the Jurassic period quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. It has been used extensively throughout the UK, notably in the rebuilding of London after the Great Fire. It is exported to many countries, for example the stone is used in the United Nations building in New York.

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