Bath Stone – A History by Wessex Searches and Landmark
During the Jurassic Period, what we now refer to as Bath was under water. Small grains of calcium carbonate rolling around on the see bottom slowly began to pick up layers of lime, grow, and compact together. Over the next 150 million years or so, pressure from mounting layers of sediment caused those grains to form the limestone that the
area is widely known for today.....
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