HARVEY STONE?

Harvey Stone has been established for many years and prides itself in the service it provides its clients throughout the UK.

CONTACT INFO
  • Address: Hamhill Masonry Works, Ham Hill,
    Stoke-sub-Hamdon, Somerset, TA14 6RW
  • Phone: 01935 824950

Hamstone is a beautiful honey-gold stone used extensively throughout the UK. Hamstone adorns many buildings in the countryside in Somerset and surrounding areas.

Hamstone

Hamstone is the name given to stone from Ham Hill, Somerset, England. Ham Hill stone is a Jurassic limestone from the Toarcian, or Upper Lias, stage. It is a well cemented medium to coarse grained limestone characterised by its honey-gold colour and marked bedding planes. The stone contains thin beds of less well cemented material and some small clay inclusions. These areas weather differentially to give weathered Hamstone its furrowed appearance.

Ham Hill stone is only quarried in two areas on the top of Ham Hill. The older North quarry, near the stone circle and famous monument, extracts stone from just beneath the surface. Whilst the stone extracted from the Southern, Norton Quarry, is found some 20-30 metres below the surface and is quarried by Harvey Stone.

Jenkins describe Hamstone as "the lovliest building material in England," golden Hamstone is soft enough to be cut to make decorative features such as doorway arches and bell openings in church towers. The attractive colour also contributes to its being chosen by masons and architects for more than 1000 years for adorning the buildings in the countryside of surrounding Somerset. Hamstone is featured in the medieval church towers throughout the county, and the town of South Petherton is built largely out of Hamstone.

Harvey Stone Quarry

Harvey Stone Quarry and Stonemasons

Nowadays the Harvey partnership supply to trade and public alike an extensive range of new and reclaimed natural materials for building or for the home and garden.

Our portfolio includes:

  • Ham Hill Rockery and Walling Stones
  • Reclaimed Local Walling Stone
  • Ham Hill and York Flagstones
  • Limestone Fire Surrounds
  • Traditional Masonry
  • Architectural Salvage
  • Reclaimed Roof Tiles and Slates
  • Sawn and Masoned Local Limestone
  • Memorials
  • Ecclesiastical

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Types of Stone

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