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TITLE
Jack Green of Scotscalder
EXTERNAL ID
CAITHHORZ_CAICT_2009_4_10
PLACENAME
unknown
PERIOD
1980s; 1990s
SOURCE
Caithness Horizons
ASSET ID
602
KEYWORDS
quarrying
quarries
Caithness stone
paving stones
awards
Jack Green of Scotscalder

This photograph shows Jack Green of Scotscalder receiving a medal from Mayor Dunnet.

Jack Green worked in the last Caithness Slate Quarry. Slates from here were all hand-lifted and hand-dressed and were used in buildings such as Rosslyn Chapel, St. Magnus Cathedral, Eilean Donan Castle and on the Golden Mile in Edinburgh.

Mr Green received an MBE for his work. He was born near Canisbay on 29th June 1914 and died on 12th December 2005.


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Jack Green of Scotscalder

1980s; 1990s

quarrying; quarries; Caithness stone; paving stones; awards

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

This photograph shows Jack Green of Scotscalder receiving a medal from Mayor Dunnet. <br /> <br /> Jack Green worked in the last Caithness Slate Quarry. Slates from here were all hand-lifted and hand-dressed and were used in buildings such as Rosslyn Chapel, St. Magnus Cathedral, Eilean Donan Castle and on the Golden Mile in Edinburgh. <br /> <br /> Mr Green received an MBE for his work. He was born near Canisbay on 29th June 1914 and died on 12th December 2005. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a><br />