Publications and Reports
The Geology of Chatsworth House:
A guide to the building stones, ornamental stones and mineral collections
Article first published in the Mercian Geologist (August 2008, Vol 17 Pt 1) but is now available as a separate publication from the National Stone Centre.
This 2008 report is available as a PDF file. (Previous year also available)
The English Stone Forum (ESF) was established in the wake of a conference in York in 2005. The National Stone Centre was invited to assist in editing the proceedings and to carry out all the design work. The resulting publication, England's Heritage in Stone, was launched at the Natural Stone Show, London in March 2008 and has been very well received. This publication is available from the National Stone Centre.
The National Stone Centre was asked to undertake a thorough review of the impact of the Verney Report, to review the proposals and conclusions, and to make comparable recommendations. In conducting their assessment they were able to canvas opinions from a wide range of specialists. This publication is available as a PDF file.
The quarrying industry has the potential to provide the country's most diverse outdoor classroom. No other industry or sector can compete with the range of experiences on offer. This study examines these opportunities and looks at existing initiatives.