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Walls: Bricks | Blockwork | Glass Block | Stone | Earth | Lintels | DPCs and Trays | Ventilation + Accessories | Timber Boarding | Sheet Cladding | Insulation | Concrete |

Stonework, dressed stone, rubble stone walling:

  • Dry Stone Walling Association -a charitable organisation that works towards the preservation of dry stone walls throughout the UK -run a variety of training courses.
  • Slatesite -everything you could wish to know about the history and use of Welsh slate.
  • Stone Federation of Great Britain -product information and technical guidance for specifiers of stone.

Quarries:

  • Albion Stone -mine and quarry natural Portland Stone dimensioned blocks for the masonry industry.
  • Bradstone -leading manufacturer of ashlar, dressed and rubble reconstituted stone blocks, lintels and other features.
  • Delabole Slate -the beautiful richly coloured slate from Cornwall.
  • Farmington -the supplier of Oolitic Limestone Cotswold and Bath Stone.
  • Moher Flagstone -a unique stone flag from Ireland with a textured surface charaterised by fossilised worm tracks.
  • Natural Stone Market -supplies natural Cotswold Stone from its Grange Hill quarry in Naunton, Cheltenham.
  • Purbeck Stone -Haysom & Son produce high quality Purbeck stone from Dorset whose uses range from paving to cathedrals.
  • Snowdonia Slate and Stone -based at Blaenau Ffestiniog, where slate has been quarried for over 130 years.
  • Stone Federation Great Britain -technical advice on stone for architects, clients and surveyors.
  • Stone Heritage -reclaimed and quarried York Stone granite and gritstone paving, walling, kerb and setts.

Stonemasons and stonework contractors:

  • Stone Central -based in manchester they offer a wealth of stone restoration experience.

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Featured books:

The Art and Craft of Stonework
by David Reed
Paperback
Mar 2004
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Getting Started with Mortared Stonework: Walls, Patios, Fireplaces, Columns and More
Cody Macfie
Hardcover
Oct 2006
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