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What is Portland stone?
Portland stone is a limestone that is very good for building. A number of very famous constructions around the country are built using Portland Limestone including St Pauls cathedral in London.
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What materials were used to build Saint Paul's Cathedral?
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In which county is the Isle of Portland?
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What effect did the invention of Portland cement have on Stone City's limestone quarries?
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What was the Tower of London made of?
The Tower of London was made out of various types of stone in particular Kentish rag-stone which was very hard and durable. Caen stone from France was used for decorative features on the buildings because it is suitable for carving. In the 17th and 18th centuries a lot of the stone work was altered and replaced with Portland stone.