Barnack stone could be described as the principle stone which built early Cambridge, unfortunately the quarry got worked out by 1460. The Kings Cliffe old quarry in Northants and associated quarries were worked during the late medieval to post medieval periods. They have lon...

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THE OXFORD SHAME OF STONES

Most of the stones used in the construction of Oxford have corroded over time. Below is a summary of all the stones that have failed at considerable cost to the numerous Colleges, religious establishments, the government for their civil and public buildings and the private l...

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Walling Stone – All You Need To Know

What is natural walling stone? Natural walling stone is any type of stone type of natural stone that can be used to construct walls. Natural walling stone vs re-constituted stone compared See also our in-depth comparison report comparing natural walling stone with artif...

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The story of Haydour

Christmas special - Lord of the Rocks A true story of christmas spirit to warm the hearts of all! Once upon a time two hundred million years before we were born there was the most perfect stone formed in middle earth. The land was called Haydour, such was its qualities th...

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Twenty years ago our main quarry yard was based at the former railway station in little Bytham. The railway ran right past the back of our yard. On the site was the original goods building (pictured above). For 130 years, this building played a vital role in the local economy. A...

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Goldholme supplies stunning home in Lincoln!

It was a real pleasure to supply the stone for this stunning home in the Bailgate area, Lincoln, for the owner of one of Lincoln's leading kitchen companies Krantz Designs. The property is a perfect example of how well stone works in both traditional and contemporary design...

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Builder carved stunning French bull dog!

This picture of a French bull dog sculpture was sent to us by the very talented stone mason Chris Slack of S2 Builders. He has an interest in making stone sculptures and ordered some high quality block for his designs. We're looking forward to what he comes up with next. #stones...

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