Contemporary meets tradition

12th June 2017

Purbeck Stone Walling - Lewis Quarries
Purbeck Stone Window Arches and Key Stone - Lewis Quarries
Purbeck Walling and Dressing - Lewis Quarries Dorset

Purbeck stone looks great wherever it is used but in its natural habitat in Dorset it really comes into its own. Here it has been used in a contemporary house design as well as for boundary walling with traditional cock and hens coping.  

The darker bluey/grey Purbeck complements the window frames and paler beige tones have been used for window arches, quoins, keystones and cills.

Tags: Case Study, Dorset, Walling, Dressing - Capping, Key Stone, Arches, Cills

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