Box Ground Bath Stone is a high quality stone with character ideal for exposed masonry in new build, restoration and heritage projects.
As the most durable of the Bath Stones, Box Ground is a hardwearing, long-lasting, premium natural limestone. Extensively used during the 19th century, this popular building stone is best remembered for its use in the construction of Longleat, Lacock Abbey and Witley Court.
Box Ground Bath Stone is produced at Hartham Park Underground Quarry 200m from one of the original sources of the stone. Hartham Park Underground Quarry is recognised as the single source of Box Ground Bath Stone in the UK.
Box Ground Bath Stone is perfectly suited to high-spec and prestigious new build projects, country dwellings, architectural builds, conservation, restoration and urban regeneration, where durability and aesthetics are a primary concern.
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Projects Using Box Ground
Box Ground Bath Stone has been used in numerous projects in the UK including:
- Malmesbury Abbey - Wiltshire, 13th century
- Lacock Abbey - Wiltshire, 13th century
- Longleat House - Wiltshire, 1570s
- Witley Court - Worcestershire, 1655
- Doddington Hal - Lincolnshire, 1799-1800
- Apsley House - London, 1828
- Westonbirt House - Glocestershire, 1860s
- Warwick Vase - Glasgow, 1837