Projects and case studies featuring quarrying and stone working on EXTERNAL WORKS. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Cop Crag stone used for Peterloo Massacre Memorial
    Cop Crag stone used for Peterloo Massacre Memorial
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Project, 08 July 2021
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Chimneys for Connishead Priory
    Chimneys for Connishead Priory
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Project, 04 August 2017
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Restoration of stone, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    Restoration of stone, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Project, 04 August 2017
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Catcastle Grey sandstone for Stirling Castle restoration
    Catcastle Grey sandstone for Stirling Castle restoration
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Project, 04 August 2017
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Cop Crag stone used for Peterloo Massacre Memorial
    Cop Crag stone used for Peterloo Massacre Memorial
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Cop Crag from Dunhouse Quarries was one of the stones selected for the Peterloo Massacre Memorial in Manchester, built by Mather & Ellis using British stone. The £1million memorial is an outstanding example of masonry skills. The...
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Chimneys for Connishead Priory
    Chimneys for Connishead Priory
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    This projects to restore the chimneys for the Harri Krishna Connishead Priory featured Dunhouse Buff sandstone. Work undertaken: take down unsafe masonry chimneys at high level; establish original detail and produce CAD drawings...
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Restoration of stone, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    Restoration of stone, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    The historic Scottish National Portrait Gallery building in Edinburgh was in need of restoration, not least to the four towers which had been removed for safety reasons
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  • Dunhouse Quarry Co.: Catcastle Grey sandstone for Stirling Castle restoration
    Catcastle Grey sandstone for Stirling Castle restoration
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Catcastle Grey sandstone was used for the restoration of Stirling Castle, notably the reconstruction of the Great Hall, including the full parapet. Historic Scotland undertook a major restoration project to return several areas...
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  • Monumental granite for Brunel monument, Portsmouth
    Colas
    Portsmouth was to create a monument to Isambard Kingdom Brunel who was born in the city in 1806. Colas sponsored the five tonne Cornish granite stone, supplied from its Carnsew granite quarry, for the monument. Colas produced the...
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  • Restoration of stone sculptural friezes for County Hall
    Antique Bronze
    After the completion of almost a year’s work, two magnificent stone carvings were returned to County Hall, London. These sculptural friezes made by Antique Bronze Ltd were precise replicas of the originals which once adorned the...
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  • Catcastle Buff sandstone, Scarborough Pier
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Project details: Stone used: Catcastle Buff Size of project: 1283m³ Stone supplied to: Bovis Year: 2004
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  • Slate for a public art project, Anglesey
    Cerrig Granite & Slate
    A sculpture was commissioned in 2006 by Anglesey County Council to work as a gateway across a new bridge into the town. The design of the sculpture was developed from the idea of interpreting text from a Menna Elfyn poem. An...
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  • Stone restoration - McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    The University of Edinburgh undertook to restore its McEwan Hall to repair the building fabric, upgrade service installations and resolve accessibility issues. The project would create new public and support spaces as well as...
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  • Blaxter sandstone, Jenners, Princess St, Edinburgh
    Dunhouse Quarry Co.
    Project details: Stone used: Blaxter Stone supplied to: Watsons Stonecraft Year: 1996
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