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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, part of Cotswold Hill Stone and Masonry Limited, is located in the magnificent area of the Royal Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire. Our Pennant sandstone is sourced from this location. 

Forest of Dean Pennant sandstone is Blue to Grey / Green through to Brown in colour, with blue being the most popular and sought after colour. Contractors, Landscape Architects, Restoration specialists and Conservationists seek this stone for its durable, hard wearing and weather hardy usage.  Favourited for Regency builds, revetment, gabion basket material, landscaping schemes and its monolithic uses - it’s diverse applications makes this carboniferous pennant stone popular.

We produce stunning Forest of Dean 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. 



Pennant Sandstone Quarry, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire