The Stone that built Oxford!

A recent feature in the June edition of the Natural Stone specialist  Highlighted the stones used in the Construction of Oxford! A must read for those interested in Oxford Architecture and particularly the Use of Clipsham Stone which was  said to be seen more than any othe...

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Due to a large amount of enquiries, Goldholme has decided to launch a landscaping department to help you create the garden of your dreams. We will be showcasing a large selection of stone architecture, garden water features, patio slabs, pots, art pieces and trees. Why not visit...

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Goldholme released a video on how to make the perfect Mortar mix according to stone laying master Pete Ford. Too much cement and your stone won't be able to move and contract in the heat causing the faces of the stone to blow! The colour of the mix is also very important for the...

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Goldholme Supports Local Food Bank!

During this uncertain time, the team at Goldholme wanted to give back to the community and thought a good place to start would be to support our local food bank in Grantham. We donated half a tonne of food ready for collection by those in need last Friday. "The food donated will...

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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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