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Kentish Rag Stone

Kentish rag stone is a cream colloured limestone that occurs in Kent. It varies considerably in character, and usually used as squared rubble or a rubble stone.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Kentish Rag Stone
Gallagher Aggregates Ltd
Hermitage Quarry, Hermitage Lane, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9NT
Tel 01622 726262
Email: vince.tourle@gallagher-group.co.uk
Website: www.gallagher-group.co.uk
Kentish Ragstone has been used historically as an attractive and functional building stone for a variety of ecclesiastical, restoration, conservation and new build projects across London and the South East. Gallagher is the last remaining company still actively quarrying Kentish Ragstone. At its Hermitage Quarry near Maidstone, Kent, it is able to produce dimensional Kentish Ragstone. With its experienced team along with modern machinery and facilities, Gallagher is able to supply stone to suit all requirements enhancing the benefits of matching repairs to historical buildings and new build projects, upholding and maintaining the unique local character of southern Englandís historic architecture.
Lambs
Head office, Nyewood Court, Brookers Road Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9RZ
Tel 01403 785141 Fax 01403 784663
Email: sales@lambsbricks.com
Website: www.lambsbricks.com
Lambs are suppliers of gauged brick arches, rubbed brick, handmade brick, glazed headers, paviors, terracotta, faience and Wealden Sussex stone as well as stocking Portland, Bath, York and other indigenous British stone.