Dorchester stone

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Description

A greenish-gray, medium-grain sandstone quarried in the vicinity of Shepody Mountain, near Sackville, Westmoreland County, New Brunswick. Dorchester stone is used as a building stone in Canada and the United States (Bucher 1996).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Sackville Freestone

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Frank A. Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries., Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925