A Cotswold Year - Charting the seasons in the South Cotswolds

Sunday 13 February 2011

Winter stone damage

The combination of winter rain and frosts causes damage to exposed limestone in the old quarries as this freshly fallen slab shows.
Traditional Cotswold stone buildings also suffer so maintenance of guttering and roof gullies is vital as when water seeps into cracks and freezes the stone can split.

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