Steetley

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    "Steetley Magnesite, also known as Hartlepool Magnesia Works and Palliser Works, was located at Hartlepool Headland. Originally known as The Steetley Lime and Building Stone Company and was named after the small hamlet of Steetley which is located near Worksop, in Nottinghamshire. They owned a small dolomite quarry producing high quality building stone, some of which was used in the building of the Houses of Parliament. New processes in the steel industry in the mid 18th century caused the company to change direction....."
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    this is Hartlepool
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.thisishartlepool.co.uk/history/steetley.asp
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 3 months ago
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