Gritstone

  • 1 Gritstone — The Salt Cellar, a gritstone tor on Derwent Edge in the Peak District, England Gritstone or Grit is a hard, coarse grained, siliceous sandstone. This term is especially applied to such sandstones that are quarried for building material. British… …

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  • 2 gritstone — Grit Grit, n. [OE, greet, greot, sand, gravel, AS. gre[ o]t grit, sant, dust; akin to OS griott, OFries. gret gravel, OHG. grioz, G. griess, Icel. grj[=o]t, and to E. groats, grout. See {Groats}, {Grout}, and cf. {Grail} gravel.] 1. Sand or… …

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  • 3 Gritstone — Gritrock Grit rock (gr[i^]t r[o^]k ), Gritstone Grit stone ( st[=o]n )n. (Geol.) See {Grit}, n., 4. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 gritstone — noun A form of sedimentary rock, similar to sandstone but coarser …

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  • 5 gritstone — n. sandstone that is hard and coarse grained which contains silica; sandstone, grit …

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  • 6 gritstone — n. Grit, gritrock …

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  • 7 gritstone — noun a hard coarse grained siliceous sandstone • Syn: ↑grit, ↑gritrock • Derivationally related forms: ↑gritty (for: ↑grit), ↑grit (for: ↑gri …

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  • 8 Cheshire Gritstone Trail — Stile on the Gritstone Trail near Tegg s Nose Length 35 miles (56 km) Location Northern Engl …

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  • 9 Derbyshire Gritstone — The Derbyshire Gritstone is a breed of domestic sheep native to the United Kingdom. A hardy hill sheep, it is also one of the oldest British breeds.[1] [2] The Gritstone is generally found around Derbyshire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, and Lancashire.… …

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  • 10 Peak District — Geobox|Protected Area name = Peak District native name = other name = other name1 = category local = National Park of England category iucn = V |240px image size = image caption = Peak District entrance stone on Hathersage Road, Sheffield country …

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  • 11 Millstone Grit — The Salt Cellar, a gritstone tor on Derwent Edge in the Peak District, England Millstone Grit is the name given to any of a number of coarse grained sandstones of Carboniferous age which occur in the Northern England. The name derives from its… …

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  • 12 Tegg's Nose — Infobox Mountain Name = Tegg s Nose Photo = Teggs Nose Ridgegate.jpg Caption = Tegg s Nose from Ridgegate Reservoir Elevation = 380 m (1246 ft) Location = Cheshire, England Range = Peak District Prominence = Coordinates = Topographic OS Outdoor… …

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  • 13 Froggatt Edge — is a gritstone escarpment in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District national park, in Derbyshire, England and situated in close proximity to the villages of Calver, Curbar and Baslow. The edge, like many in this area, is also easily accessible… …

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  • 14 Mellor, Greater Manchester — Coordinates: 53°23′49″N 2°01′43″W / 53.396926°N 2.028534°W / 53.396926; 2.028534 …

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  • 15 List of Scheduled Monuments in Cheshire dated to before 1066 — Sandbach Crosses There are over 200 Scheduled Monuments in Cheshire, a county in North West England, which date from the Neolithic period to the middle of the 20th century. This list includes the Scheduled Monuments in Cheshire up to the year… …

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  • 16 Rock climbing in the Peak District — Rock climbing is a popular activity in the Peak District; particularly on edges such as Stanage or Froggatt. Generally the climbing style is free climbing (as opposed to aid climbing) and the rock is either gritstone or limestone. Climbing has… …

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  • 17 Derwent Edge — The Salt Cellar with Ladybower Reservoir in the Background Elevation 538 m (1,765 f …

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  • 18 Recreational walks in Cheshire — There are 1,864 milescite web | title=Public Rights of Way| work=Cheshire County Council | url=http://www.cheshire.gov.uk/countryside/Walking/index.htm | accessdate=2007 01 27] (3,000 km) of public rights of way in Cheshire, England.The following …

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  • 19 Pennines — Not to be confused with Pennine Alps. The Pennine Mountains of Northern England …

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  • 20 New Mills — For other uses, see New Mills (disambiguation). Coordinates: 53°22′01″N 2°00′25″W / 53.367°N 2.007°W / 53.367; 2.007 …

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