Types of Stone

Portland Stone comes in 7 styles, all of which are unique and have there own special traits. Contact Portland Stone to learn more.


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Bowers Roach

With its unique, Portland stone fossil structure, Bowers Roach is ideal for stone cladding as a contrasting feature stone. As seen on the award winning BBC Broadcasting House.

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Bowers Basebed

Bowers Basebed is the premium quality, fine grain Portland stone. Perfect for ashlar walls, flooring and intricate stonework, it was used on Eric Parry’s award winning 30 Finsbury Square.

Grove Whitbed

Grove Whitbed is a very durable type of Portland stone with a unique fossil structure. Suitable for paving and ashlar, it was used on Eric Parry’s award winning New London Stock Exchange.

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Fancy Beach Whitbed

Fancy Beach is a lively bed of Portland Stone with a mixture of shell, openness, inclusions and small fossils. Perfect for cladding, ashlar walls and flooring, Fancy Beach has been used on the National Maritime Museum.

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Jordans Roach

With its unique, Portland stone fossil structure, Jordans Roach is ideal for stone cladding as a contrasting feature stone. As seen on the award winning Green Park Tube Station.

Jordans Whitbed

Jordan’s Whitbed is a typical Portland Stone with shell banding. Ideal for cladding, ashlar walls and flooring, the stone was used on the award winning Bomber Command Memorial.

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Jordans Basebed

Jordans Basebed is the premium quality, fine grain Portland stone. Perfect for ashlar walls, flooring and intricate stonework, it was used on the award winning Ashmolean Museum.