Because on either side of the spot where people kneel and pray at the altar, visible through transparent panels, is the very top of the unquarried
spur of limestone which makes up the hill that was called, way back in the days of Jesus, Golgotha.
In the sanctuaries, rocks lay unquarried
, wells and streams remained unused for practical, utilitarian, and economic uses and benefits.
He saw Apollo on the Dardan beach: The waves lay still; the winds hung motionless, And held their breath to hear the rebel god, Conquered and doomed, with stormy sobbing song, And crashing discords of his golden lyre, Reluctantly compel the walls of Troy, Unquarried
and unhewn, in supple lines And massive strength to rise about the town.
The applicants, Tynedale Roadstone Ltd, are seeking to activate a dormant minerals permission on a previously unquarried
site, not to resume extraction at a disused quarry.