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Cocking Chalk Works [Lime Works], West Sussex
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These works were supplied with chalk by the quarry situated above. - - click here for photos
 
Cocking chalk pit man killed in 1833 earthquakes in West Sussex
An 1833 earthquake in the vicinity of Chichester, Sussex, caused the death of William Marshall, at the village of Cocking....
He was digging at the chalk pit face at the time of the earthquake which caused a large quantity of the rock to fall on him - read more
 
click here to start photos of works all photos 02 April 2007
 

 
 
When arriving from the quarry the
stone would be tipped into this
hopper and go into a crusher.
 
photo:- Phil Dixon
© - 2 April, 2007
 
 
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The hopper and crusher from below.
photo:- Phil Dixon © - 2 April, 2007 - - enlarge - - next image

 

 

 


From the crusher the stone travelled along the conveyor, right.
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The conveyor takes the stone into the building at end to be pulverised.
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Working here must have
been fun for your lungs.
 
photo:- Phil Dixon ©
 
2 April, 2007
 
 
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