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The most majestic French limestone

Posted by Steve Turner on Tue, Nov 12, 2019 @ 09:47 AM

Tuffeau French limestone

The stone that is used as the building material of some of France's most elegant and best known buildings is surprisingly little known outside France.

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Topics: French limestone, tuffeau, listed building

After the fire - Sourcing limestone for historic buildings

Posted by Steve Turner on Fri, May 01, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

Fire Damage in Historic Buildings.

Fire in historic houses has hit the headlines a number of times already this year. The most recent being a devastating fire at the National Trust's Clandon Park just this week. We are members of the National Trust and have visited Clandon many times so we are very sorry to hear the news. 

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Topics: our service, French limestone, tuffeau, listed building, rare marble, natural stone, repair stone, exotic marble, nero marquina, historic house, restoration, carrara, external stone, tuffa, repair limestone, specialist stone repairs, Caen stone