Archive / June, 2014

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Wooden Fire Surround.

30 Jun 2014

Pinckney Green recently supplied and installed this beautiful arts and crafts wooden fire surround for a 20th century house near Marlborough. We also supplied the carra¬† marble slips and black granite hearth, the oak surround was finished with a light wax. The fireplace was slightly of centre so the measurements had to be very accurate […]

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Coping Stones with a View!

26 Jun 2014

Pinckney Green recently supplied 25 running metres of Bath coping stones for a lovely country house just outside of the city. The photo shows the first 7 metres recently installed, the remaining 18 are to run along side the property. Can you spot the beautiful dry stone walling separating the gardens?  

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Our Pretty Showroom..

25 Jun 2014

At this time each year we have a wonderful scented entrance to our showroom thanks to the lovely rose bush which surrounds the front wall. Doesn’t it look beautiful.. Our showroom is one of many stone office blocks on Greenway farm. Why not take a look at some of the other office’s which Pinckney Green […]

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Stripy Mantel!

17 Jun 2014

We love this photo of a delicately carved stripy stone mantel which our fab stone masons recently carved for PGS. It belongs to the Keddleston, if you click on the tab you can check out the rest of this fantastic fireplace!

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Here’s One I Made Earlier!

11 Jun 2014

No, it’s not a 3 tier Bath stone cake it’s a detailed capital ready to be placed on top of a classical column. In the back ground you’ll see one which we made earlier!  

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A Little Bit Of History About Portland Stone.

04 Jun 2014

Portland stone is a limestone from the Tithonian stage of the Jurassic period quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset. From the early 1600s it started to become London’s dominant stone with Inigo Jones using it on Banqueting Hall, the stone having previously been used with success on elements of Westminster Abbey ,the old gothic […]