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Stone : Stone Slates, Stone Flags and Stone Roofing Tiles

This section notes the stone slates, as opposed to the metamorphic slates in England. Stone flags are heavy roofing slabs found in the north, stone tiles in the south. In the Cotswolds and Purbeck, they are limestone, and sandstone elsewhere. 


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Companies supplying goods or services for Stone : Stone Slates, Stone Flags and Stone Roofing Tiles
Country House Renovations Ltd
Cedar Barn, Longborough, Nr. Moreton in Marsh. Gloucestershire. GL56 0QY
Tel 01451 832554
Email: enquiries@chr-ltd.co.uk
Website: www.chr-ltd.co.uk
Country House Renovations is an established specialist building contractor, adept in building renovation of Listed and period properties. Located in the north Cotswolds we undertake high quality traditional building projects throughout Gloucestershire and the adjoining counties of Worcestershire, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire. Our primary field of work is the alteration / restoration of domestic property particularly for the discerning client using our employed team of highly skilled tradesmen who include stone masons, carpenters/joiners, stone slate roofers, lime plasterers and painter/decorators. Projects undertaken vary from the modest repair and maintenance job to the complete property renovation / new build project.
Goldhill Quarry
Goldhill Quarry Chedglow, 4 Heygarth Close, Cirencester GL7 1WY
Tel 01285 885742
Email: enquiries@goldhillquarry.com
Website: www.goldhillquarry.com
At Goldhill Quarry, new roof tiles are produced from Jurassic forest marble, as well as walling stone, rockery stone, paving and architectural masonary. They extract the stone using as many of the traditional methods that have been used over the centuries as possible. Their stone tiles can be seen on many of the Churches throughout the region also many English Heritage and National Trust projects and properties. They have supplied to historic buildings in Oxfordshire and Oxford Colleges.
Hadspen Quarry Ltd
Grove Farm Quarry, Lime Kiln Lane, Hadspen, Castle Cary, Somerset BA7 7NX
Tel 01963 240 429 Mobile: 07970 937 841
Email: info@hadspenquarry.co.uk
Website: hadspenquarry.co.uk
We are a supplier of handcrafted building and walling stone, Somerset Blue Lias, Architectural Masonry Products, Masonry Stone, Fire Surrounds, Flagstones, Cobbles, Floor Tiles and our new Garden Art Collection. Our range of natural stones, includes Cary Stone, Hadspen Stone, Blue Lias, Hamstone, Bath Stone and Doulting Stone. As a stone supplier, we can help make your project beautiful. We pride ourselves on supplying a first class product with excellent technical knowledge. Our stone can match many local stones no longer available and we can provide samples for stone specified by either your architect or local planning department.
Knockdown Stone
Halfway Bush Farm, Knockdown, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QY
Tel 01666 840443
Email: knockdownstone@talk21.com
Website: knockdownstone-cotswold-stone.com
This Cotswold Stone is supplied for a number of uses from drystone walls, fireplaces, roofing projects and house building, to fine architectural restorations. It is available in the two main shades, Traditional Cotswold Stone and Cotswold Forest Marble. Each stone is individually guillotined and finished by hand before being graded. It is possible to obtain different styles of stonework by mixing sizes, shades and indeed shapes. Dressings include window sills, doorways, lintels, corner stones and fireplaces.
Lovell Stone Group Ltd
Downs Quarry Kingston Road Langton Matravers Swanage Dorset BH19 3JP
Tel 01929 439255 Fax 01929 439324
Email: sales@lovellpurbeck.com
Website: www.lovellstonegroup.com
Lovell Stone Group Limited is a leading quarry master, processor and supplier of British stone products. Our main processing works is on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset where the company processes and supplies a wide range of English limestone products to include building and walling stone, flooring and paving, monumental and architectural masonry. Lovell operates a number of different quarries including Chicksgrove / Chilmark in Wiltshire, Blue and White Lias in Somerset, Hurdcott Greenstone in Wiltshire and a series of Purbeck Quarries in Dorset. We also process other English limestone's including Portland, Ancaster, Lincolnshire and Bath. The individual website addresses for each quarry are www.lovellpurbeck.com, www.somersetlias.com, www.chicksgrovequarry.co.uk & www.hurdcottgreenstone.com .
Martin Brooks (Roofing Specialists) Ltd
Ross Street, Darnall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S9 4PU
Tel 0114 244 7720 Fax 0114 243 6060
Email: mb@allroofing.co.uk
Website: www.martin-brooks.co.uk
Martin-Brooks is one of Yorkshire's premier roofing contractors, carrying out high quality work in both the commercial and domestic sectors. We specialise in heritage refurbishment projects and our fully qualified craftsmen produce exceptional results with slates, tiles, lead and all types of flat roofing. Our expert teams combine excellent service with value for money, providing the same exceptional service on projects of all sizes, from the largest commercial contract to small residential repairs. Our specialist lead working skills include traditional bossing techniques using sand cast lead, modern welding methods and dressing using rolled sheet lead.
Stone Tile Roofing
1 Castle View Clyro Herefordshire HR3 5SZ
Tel 01497 820733 Fax 01497 820733
Email: bryan.hodges@btinternet.com
Website: www.stonetileroofing.com
Bryan Hodges of Stone Tile Roofing is a craftsman specialise in Stone Tiles and stone tiling , as well as conventional roofing. His commissions have included Tretower Court a medieval building dating from the early 14 century.