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Lias

[′lī·as]
(geology)
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"No one suffered any serious injuries, but some of the pedestrians had grazes, cuts and bruises." The licensee of the Blue Lias, who did not want to be named, said: "I didn't see what happened but I saw the complainants because they came to the pub.
Blue Lias is a geological formation of limestone and shale layers laid down in early Jurassic times between 195 and 200 million years ago.
Mourners stand and watch as the narrow boat passes through a lock near the Blue Lias pub at Stockton.; MR200308FUNE17 SAD MOMENT...
Walls are of blue lias exposed internally and painted externally with later brick additions, and there are attractive casement windows with a bay window in the sitting room.
Brian Stafford, landlord of the Blue Lias pub at Stockton, said: "I can't recall him being around or anybody talking about him."
Constructed of local blue lias stone, the Old Dairy offers light and generously proportioned accommodation, providing beautifully presented contemporary living space.
Its next outing will be to the Blue Lias Inn, Stockton, near Southam, on Sunday, from 2pm.
It is built from blue lias stone with a painted brick wing and a slate roof.
Stockton lies on the blue lias rock belt where dinosaur fossils have been found and its quarries have supplied cement to the world over.
I'M hearing reports of some big tench being taken at Blue Lias Bridge on the Grand Union Canal.