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Reigate's contribution to historic buildings set in stone
10:52pm Monday 15th October 2012 in Local News
Lester Hicks, a planning consultant and formerly the deputy director of planning in the Department for Communities and Local Government, and now chairman of the UK Minerals Forum, will give a talk on Reigate Stone and its history at the next in the series of talks hosted by the Reigate Society at Reigate Baptist Church, Sycamore Walk, Reigate, on Wednesday, November 7, at 8.15pm.
Reigate Stone was the principal English source of masonry for prestigious church and state buildings in London and the Thames Valley - used extensively at Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle - from the 11th to the 16th centuries.
Admission free. Website: www.reigatesociety.org.uk