Keys to the Past



A soft stone that could be carved to make an effigy. It was a major Medieval industry in the Chellastone area, near Derby and Nottingham. Many pieces were exported abroad - both carved, for religious objects (such as a crucifix), and un-carved.

To explore more glossary entries click on a letter.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Z 1-9