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Pennant Sandstone for Walling & Building from the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

We are suppliers of Walling, Building Stone, Masonry, Cropped Building, Sawn Split and Tumbled Building Stone from the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Our sandstone is well-known for its durability and strength for use locally and throughout the UK. Its uses include building and landscaping applications, as listed below, and it also has civil engineering applications, including gabion basket and revetment work.

The colours are mainly green/grey or blue/grey, with light and dark tones. In some areas we find a red colour, which contrasts well with the softer grey colours.

Pennant sandstone can be obtained in the following forms:

  • Walling stone - cropped or field walling, ideal for dry stone walling 
  • Building stone – rough dressed, sawn and split or sawn split and tumbled
  • Masonry stone – sawn and worked to your requirements by our experienced masons
  • Rockery stone – of any size
  • Paving stone – sawn finish
  • Block stone – freshly quarried or weathered over many years
  • Monolith - perfect feature stones for a dramatic look
  • Revetment /Gabion - ideal stone for use in retaining wall or facing
  • Aggregate/Hardcore - from 15mm and under to 250mm 

To view Birch Hill stone please phone or e-mail one of our contacts, who will be pleased to help.

About Birch Hill Quarry


Birch Hill Quarry produces quality sandstone for which the Forest of Dean is renowned.

We produce stunning drystone walling, rockery, masonry, cropped building stone , coursed sawn, split and tumbled building stone and now we have added aggregate/fines/hardcore in tonne bags or loose. Together with our team of skilled masons and knowledgeable staff, our team at Birch Hill are able to offer a wide range of products to cater for all our customers. 

Birch Hill Quarry is located in beautiful countryside, with woodlands and an abundance of wildlife. We have a strong sense of duty to the environment. Our policy is one of reasonable extraction and we are mindful not to produce unnecessary waste to affect the natural beauty of our surroundings.

Pennant Sandstone Quarry, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire