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Building Stones

Ulster Museum BuildingMany different types of rock have been used as building stone in Northern Ireland, from simple buildings to the grandest corporate or civic structures. The Ulster Museum contains examples of many of these, both local and exotic.



Pictured above: The Ulster Museum, faced in Portland Stone from the Jurassic of southern England.

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