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lias

the early JURASSIC characterized by estuarine and marine deposits typified by ammonites, insects, saurians and cycads.
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The licensee of the Blue Lias, who did not want to be named, said: "I didn't see what happened but I saw the complainants because they came to the pub.
It has a blue lias stone exterior, leaded windows with handmade glass, exposed beams and roof timbers, original elm doors, fireplaces and stone mullion windows.
It is thought to once have been used in conjunction with the nearby Blue Lias quarries.
Materials such as seashells, chalk or Blue Lias limestone, from South Wales, must be burnt in a kiln and slaked (mixed with water) producing an exothermic reaction, that when settled, produces sticky putty.
The Old Falcon forms a large wing of the building which is on the corner of Church Street and High Street It has a wealth of period features including a Blue Lias stone exterior, leaded windows with handmade glass, exposed beams and roof timbers, original elm doors, fireplaces and stone mullion windows Stone steps lead up from the high street to the front door which opens into an entrance lobby and reception hall with a wide staircase up to the first floor landing.
The building's distinctive colouring is down to layers of contrasting stone - yellow limestone, ironstone, blue lias and white lias.
They will headline the third memorial gig for Andrew that takes place this Saturday at The Blue Lias Inn, on the Grand Union Canal between Stockton and Long Itchington.
Beautifully presented, the barn is a mellow timeless property with walls of blue lias limestone, brick and timber cladding under a slate and clay tile roof, situated around a picturesque walled courtyard of York stone paving accessible from doors on all three sides The former farm buildings were converted in 2007 creating a light, airy and flexible interior of great character with high quality finishes, fittings and appliances.
Despite being threatened with a knife the landlord bolted all the doors when the balaclava-clad gang attempted to force their way into the Blue Lias, in Stockton Road, Stockton, near Southam, shortly before 11pm on Tuesday.
Blue Lias is a geological formation of limestone and shale layers laid down in early Jurassic times between 195 and 200 million years ago.