Search Results for: Bath Stone
Very high quality Jurassic limestone from the Chalfield Oolite Formation quarried in a variety of locations east of Bath. Many of the Bath Stones come from the Bath Oolite Member which is a true freestone, lacking fossils or lamination. The quality of the best Bath Stones is such that they have been mined deep underground. […]
The golden brown to cream stone that typifies Cotswold villages is a Jurassic oolitic limestone and occurs in an outcrop extending from Bath all the way to Lincoln. It is composed of ooids, small spherical or ovoid concretions of calcium carbonate formed in tropical seas far from sources of sediment. Shell fragments and other fossils […]
This famous Upper Jurassic building stone is one of the most important in the country having been used for iconic buildings including St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Cenotaph. It is easily recognised by its pure white or grey colour – lacking the buff or orange tinges of Bath and Cotswold Stone – and its fine […]
Article by James Ferguson, a volunteer. After Great Malvern Priory, three of the most important stone buildings in Malvern are to be found in Malvern College: The first, the Main Building, is the work of the architect, Charles Hansom, in 1862; the second is the Chapel, by Arthur Blomfield in 1896; and the third, the […]
Boo & Rob Vernon and Hazel Edwards Bredon Hill lies totally in Worcestershire and is an outlier of the Jurassic strata that forms the Cotswolds Hills. It is capped by Inferior Oolite limestone, which rests conformably on a sequence of Liassic silts and clays. The limestone forms a steep scarp on its northern crop and […]
Orphanage; now YMCA hostel. Dated 1868; by William Watkins; extended in 1885, probably also by Watkins; 'The Wheeler Wing' on left is dated 1885. Red brick with Bath stone dressings. Gabled slate...
Late 19th century, Gothic-style, Malvern stone, brick quoins, Bath stone detailing, gabled tiled roof Malvern stone, Bath stone
Stone with different stone dressings Construction Old Red Sandstonemudstone, probably St. Maughans; dressings oolitic Jurassic "Bath" limestone
1922-3 by Wills & Son. Leicestershire brick, Bath stone dressing. Perp style. Stone: Bath Stone, Lithology: Limestone
Built 1876-9 on Geometric Decorated style. Rough faced grey Cradley Stone; Bath stone dressings. Cradley Stone a locally popular band from the Cradley/Ridgway Cross area in Herefordshire. Red-brow...
Stone dressings and features to brick building Oolitic Jurassic "Bath" limestone.
Built by local builder Bill James.
substantial stone lintels to three principal winows Bath?
Malvern Stone with Bath stone dressings
Red bromsgrove sandstone ashlar from adjoining field with Bath stone dressings. Clay plain tile roofs with coped gable ends. Victorian Gothic, in a C14 style.
Built in 1883 in the 13th century Ear...
Urn later C18 Bath stone. Square pedestal with stone urn spirally fluted.(listing description last amended in 1968).
dedicated to the visit of George 111 c1773