Cropped Purbeck facing Stone for Walling and Building
Purbeck Stone is recognised as being one of
England's foremost building stones.
The selection and mixing of various beds from
our Purbeck Quarries provide a cross section of
colours and thicknesses to our customers'
PURBECK is a sedimentary limestone which after
splitting through bedding planes lends itself to coursed or
Our Company has supplied many contracts around
the country for various applications, including
marinas and bridge works but in particular housing.
This stone is also very effective laid as
cobbles, especially when combined with our sawn
results are available for this product.
Please let us quote you for your project. We
are happy to give free advice and guidance on the
use of our stone.
CROPPED FACING STONE SPECIFICATION
Material - Purbeck Limestone
Type - Cropped Facing Stone
Durability - Grade A (BRE 269) complies with BS6349 and BS812 for marine structures
Thickness on bed - 100 -150mm nominal
Face size - Heights 65 to 250mm - lengths 100 - 350mm
Weight - 4 M2 aprox = 1 tonne at 150mm nominal bed
Bedding/Fixing - 1 ordinary Portland Cement to 5 building sand (1 part lime can also be added)
Price - Dependant on quantity and delivery
Supplied - Loose or shrink wrapped on pallets
The following proceedures ensure we maintain quality of product.
- Quarrying and block selection
- Splitting block with the bed to minimum bed height (this avoids splitting when fixed and frost penetration).
- Finally prepare and guillotine stone to provide nominal bed width.
- Packand deliver to customers specification.