Made famous by the Torquay marble polishers, this Devonian Marble features in many of the county’s local churches and grand houses. Used for both cladding and flooring, this marble can be found in the bathrooms of the London Hilton and the foyer of the Post Office Tower.
During the latter half of the 20th century the material was widely exported to South Africa, Hong Kong and the United States where, most notably, it was used in the President Roosevelt Memorial in Washington DC. This beautiful stone comprises of a dark grey background with swirls of coral fossil and white or pink calcite veins.
Typical slab sizes are 1.7m x 1.5m; however they can vary.
British Stone from Britannicus
“I am passionate about British stones and marbles. They are true marvels of nature and geology; luminescent, beautiful, rare and unique.” Orlando Boyne – Britannicus Stone
Britannicus Stone is the world’s leading provider of British stones and marbles. Sourcing only the very best carboniferous limestones from the depths of the beautiful British landscape, Britannicus has unrivalled expertise in the quarrying and presentation of a huge range of rare and unique stone pieces to adorn interior and exterior spaces.
The Ethical Stone Company has partnered with Britannicus Stone to gain exclusive access to over 25 polishing stones and marble in Britain. British rocks are the under-discovered gems of the stone market, each with its own particular characteristic – from the warmth of the fossil rich Yorkshire Swaledale to the brooding dark depths of Ashburton from Devon.