Search Results for: Portland Stone

Portland Stone

January 1, 201312:00 pmMay 26, 2016 9:07 am

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 […]

Hidden History of Malvern College

February 15, 20174:46 pmFebruary 15, 2017 4:47 pm

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 […]

Statue of Sir Richard de Wyche, Droitwich

Building: 1458

1935, stone statue in Portland Stone

Knight Frank, Broad Street, Hereford

Building: 7586

Knight Frank estate agents - painted stone upper levels and shelly oolitic Portland stone at street level to the front. Brick built returns and rear

Lloyds Bank, Hereford

Building: 326

Large imposing building,Portland Stone ashlar, recessed upper floors, 4 giant fluted Ionic columns.

Witley Court, Perseus & Andromeda Fountain

Building: 959

1858/60, Portland Stone, Perseus mounted on prancing horse thrusting lance into sea monster's mouth, to south of house.

The Cross Costa Coffee

Building: 1342

Ashlar masonry facade in Portland stone (oolitic limestone). (Concealed roof, rear left brick stack, cast iron balconies, classical design)

Lickey & Blackwell War Memorial

Building: 2165

Portland stone, square stepped base, plinth, square pedestal, tapering shaft, gabled crucifix, inscription on the front face of the pedestal & plinth, 26 names, WW1 & WW2. Designed by the Bromsgrov...

Lloyds Bank, Bromyard

Building: 2980

Built of brick with stone door frame, window sills, keystones to windows, and small round window in top storey. Portland limestone, very fossiliferous

War Memorial to west of St Stephen’s Church

Building: 5391

Portland stone, base, plinth, tapering shaft, Latin cross, 324 names, WW1. Designed by the Bromsgrove Guild, builder Messrs Sprague & Evans, unveiled by Lord Windsor, dedicated by Archdeacon of Wor...

War Memorial to north of St John the Baptist’s Church

Building: 5653

Portland stone, three-stepped base, square concave-sided plinth, shaft, wheel-headed cross, leaded lettering on plinth, 22 names, WW1 & WW2

Cross of Sacrifice, Pershore Cemetery

Building: 5691

Cross of Sacrifice, 1920, by Sir Reginald Blomfield, Portland stone, octagonal stepped base, octagonal plinth, shaft with copper alloy sword on front face, Latin cross. Dedicated to Commonwealth Wa...