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  Old Granite Crane
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Portland is famous for its quality of granite, St Pauls Cathedral in London was made from Portland granite, taken by sea to London along the coast and up the River Thames, many of the houses here in the Isle are all granite block built too.

This old crane once used to load barges with granite from the quarrys here, today it lifts small boats in to the sea.


Portland Bill, South Dorset

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  • Updated Aug 6, 2005
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