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How Long Has Limestone Quarrying Taken Place In The Yorkshire Dales

There is, however, little evidence of systematic, premedieval mining and quarrying having taken place in rylstoneather, as in other dales townships, local people collected and hacked out the best, closest and most accessible stone that was available from naturally occurring outcrops of rock or boulderstrewn slopes close to their villages for their immediate use.