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Haysom Purbeck Stone Ltd

Quarry Name: 
Lewis Quarries
Operator: 
Lewis Quarries
Acton
Langton Matravers
Dorset
UK
BH19 3JS
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Lewis Quarries has been extracting Purbeck Stone continuously on the Isle of Purbeck for over 80 years. 
 
Our quarry is located near Swanage in Dorset and we supply finished products for flooring, paving and walling including cladding, traditional cobbles, setts, pitchers and flagstones. 
 
We also supply structural landscape products such as gabions, rockery stone, landscape boulders and gravel along with small block which can be used for bank retention.
 

Colour: Fawn Cream/Grey Beige/Blue Grey

Texture: Tight fine grained fossiliferous

Porosity: 9.2%

Absorption: 0.7 – 3.7 %

Density: 2460 (kg/m³)

Slip Resistance (pendulum test): 30 – 68 (finish dependent)

Abrasion Resistance: 24

Max block: 1 – 2m³

Tonnes Per Annum: 5000

Bed Height: 250 – 600mm

Suitability: Flooring, paving, memorials, building, walling, cobbles and landscape

Crushing strength: n/a

Contact: Brian Smith

 

Purbeck Stone
  • Stone Type: Purbeck Stone
    Colour: Fawn Cream/Grey Beige/Blue Grey
    Texture: Tight fine grained fossiliferous
    Polish: Y
    Porosity: 9.2
    Absorption: 3.70
    Density: 2460.00
    Slip: 30.00
    Abrasion: 24.00
    Notes: Contact: Brian Smith
    Max Block Size: 2.00
    TONNES P.A.: 5000.00
    Bed Height / Dim: 600
    Suitability: Flooring, paving, memorials, building, walling, cobbles and landscape