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ragstone

(ˈræɡˌstəʊn)
n
(Geological Science) a hard sandstone or limestone, esp when used for building. Also called: rag or ragg
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I had been in architecture college in London with James many years ago and he contacted us over the project," Niall explained how the house used local building crafts and traditions including hand-made peg clay tiles, locally quarried ragstone and coppiced chestnut cladding.
I love goats' cheese, so something like Ragstone or Dorset Goat.
Dunlop is the son of former British champion trainer John Dunlop, who trained Ragstone to win the Gold Cup back in 1974.
Dunlop, whose father John won the Gold Cup with Ragstone 41 years ago in 1974, said: "It's a helluva story and credit must go to the owners.
The victory for Newmarket handler Dunlop, who part-owns the horse, saw him follow in the footsteps of his father, John, who saddled Ragstone to victory in the 1974 renewal.
Dunlop, whose father John won the race with Ragstone in 1974, smiled: "The owners bullied me into supplementing and it came off.
The first was the decision by the UK's Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government that 32 ha--the area of about 16 football pitches--of ancient woodland will be destroyed to allow the extension of an existing ragstone quarry.
Odds-on backers had their fingers burnt when Kent Ragstone was narrowly denied at Lingfield on his latest start, but he can reward those who keep the faith in the Nicholsons of Stalham JCB Dealers Handicap.
The Mull cheddar was served at room temperature (makes such a difference) and the Ragstone (a very strong goats cheese) was amazing.
There is the wonderful sesame studded foie gras terrine with the pigeon carpaccio; the "chilled tomato essence" accompanying the crab is outlandishly pure; the Ragstone goat's cheese mousse, which I didn't used to favour, has been tweaked by Holland; softened, it is less acidic and considerably better for it.