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Large Stone Grindstone Wheel G6
Large Stone Grindstone Wheel G6
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century heavy circular stone grindstone wheel with a square hole to the centre and a super lichen covered and weathered surface to one side. Complete and in good order.

23" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 156.00


Large Stone Grindstone Wheel G3
Original, quality late 19th century large circular stone grindstone, ideal as a garden feature. This example has a rectangular shaped central hole to originally lock onto the turning spindle. Complete and in good order.

20.75" diam.

5.25" front to back.

 
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Price: 85.00


Large Stone Grindstone Wheel G3



French Flint Millstone M2
French Flint Millstone M2
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century small circular millstone, originally used for grinding down wheat for flour etc. Two similar stones were used with the grooved surfaces to each other. This example is cut from French Flint blocks and has a square hole to the centre and radiating grooves to take the ground result out of the sides. The non-grooved surfaced is domed to ensure maximum weight onto the lower stone. Complete and in good order.

20" diam x 3.5" thick at outer edge.

6" thickest to the centre.

 
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Price: 300.00


1915 Stone Block S6
Original, quality Bath stone slab carved to the front in large type "1915". The reverse of the stone is as chiselled from a larger block. Probably from a building denoting when built. Complete and in good order.

12" x 14" x 3" front to back.

 
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Price: 135.00


1915 Stone Block S6



Stone Sink with Damage SS100
Stone Sink with Damage SS100
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century rectangular shaped stone sink of good proportions and colour and with a covering of lichen to the outside. One corner has broken away in one piece and one opposite corner has a short hairline crack. A good looking sink otherwise.

Exterior 28" x 18" x 9" tall.

Interior 23.5" x 13.5" and 5.5" deep.

 
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Price: 150.00


Deep Stone 'D' Shaped Sink SS99
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century deep 'D' shaped stone sink. This good example has a good colour and covering of lichen to the outside and appears not to have a drain hole, but one can be drilled on request. Complete and in good order.

Exterior 22" wide x 23" front to back and 13.5" tall.

Interior 18" wide x 19" front to back and 10" deep.

 
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Price: 450.00


Deep Stone 'D' Shaped Sink SS99



Shallow Stone Trough SS96
Shallow Stone Trough SS96
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century shallow rectangular stone trough with a good weathered exterior with lichen, a good clean shape with square corners to the outside and curved inners. No drainage hole is apparent although the interior has a thick layer of hardened "cattle lick", otherwise complete and in good order.

Exterior 34.5" x 17.5" x 6.5" tall.

Interior 30.5" x 13.5" x 2.5" deep.

 
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Price: 200.00


Deep Stone Trough SS93
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century rectangular shaped deep rustic stone trough with a good covering of lichen and mosses, with good thick walls with rounded tops. No drainage hole, but water will drain away through the side walls, otherwise all complete and in good order.

Exterior 35" x 20" x 14" tall.

Interior 30" x 15" x 10" deep.

 
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Price: 500.00


Deep Stone Trough SS93



Deep Stone Trough SS92
Deep Stone Trough SS92
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century short but deeper than average rustic stone trough with rounded corners and edges, a good covering of lichen and mosses and a large hole to the centre of the floor. So, ideal for planting up, but not for holding water.

Exterior 29" x 17" x 9/10" tall.

Interior 23" x 13" x 8" deep approx.

 
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Price: 300.00


Small and Deep Stone Trough SS90
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century unusual shaped rectangular stone trough of chunky proportions. Two later small holes drilled for drainage and a good weathered colour to the outside. Complete and in good order.

Exterior 32" + 26" long x 16" widest + 11" tall.

Interior max 23" x 11" + 5" deep.

 
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Price: 350.00


Small and Deep Stone Trough SS90



Small and Deep Stone Trough SS89
Small and Deep Stone Trough SS89
Original, quality 18th or early 19th century rectangular shaped small but deep stone trough with well worn cut out gutter feeds to each end, a small hole later drilled for drainage and a good covering of lichen to the outside surfaces. Complete and in good order.

Exterior 24" x 14" x 12" tall.

Interior 18.5" x 9" x 6" deep.

 
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Price: 250.00


'D' Shaped Stone Sink SS86
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century 'D' shaped stone sink with a good depth, a drain hole to the centre and a good weathered colour.

Exterior 21.5" x 19" x 9".

Interior 18" x 15" x 7".

 
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Price: 275.00


'D' Shaped Stone Sink SS86



'D' Shaped Stone Sink SS81
'D' Shaped Stone Sink SS81
Original, quality late 18th or early 19th century 'D' shaped stone sink with a good depth, a drain hole to the centre and a good weathered colour.

Exterior 16.5" x 24.5" x 6.5".

Interior 12" x 20" x 4.5".

 
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Price: 275.00


1902 Stone Slab SS77
Original, quality sandstone block carved "1902" to the centre and with a recessed square border. This example is missing the top right hand corner but is complete and in good order otherwise and the '1902' is very clean.

25" x 18" x 3.5" front to back.

 
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Price: 150.00


1902 Stone Slab SS77



Rectangular Slate Sink SS75
Rectangular Slate Sink SS75
Original, quality mid to late 19th century rectangular shaped shallow slate sink. Very unusual to find a sink in slate !. This example does have layer splits but otherwise is generally in good order with a drainage hole to the centre. Heavier than it looks.

Exterior 32" x 24" x 5".

Top interior 28.5" x 20.5" x 3.5".

Bottom interior 25" x 18".

 
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Price: 185.00


Rectangular Stone Sink SS74
Original, quality mid to late 19th century rectangular shaped stone sink with one rounded corner and a hole for a plug. This example does have a hairline crack to the one side that has not reached the floor, but otherwise all is complete and in good order.

Exterior 28" x 22" x 5.5".

Interior 23" x 17" x 4".

 
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Price: 150.00


Rectangular Stone Sink SS74



Large Stone Trough SS41
Large Stone Trough SS41
Original, quality, early 19th century or older heavy granite trough, originally an animal feed or water trough. This example has very thick walls and floor, some shape to one end and some moss and lichen to the sides. Ideal for a water feature. Two blocks of similar granite are included for low stands if required. Complete and in good order.

Exterior 43" x 19" and 12" tall.

Internal floor 31" x 9" and 5.5" deep.

 
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Price: 250.00


Staddle Stone, several usually available SST1
Original quality, 19th century or older, two piece staddle stone in Bath stone. A good selection is normally available in stock, nicely coloured and weathered and most with lichen and mosses to the top and some sides. These two piece stones were originally used to support timber built corn store buildings, to keep air circulating beneath and hence the damp out and the 'lid' would keep out rats and mice etc. These buildings would always have lift-off steps which were hooked up on the side wall when not in use, hence no access for vermin. Some have a square base and some rectangular, all tapering to the top. All are complete and in good order and separate pictures of particular stones can be forwarded if required.

The stones vary in size but generally are 26" to 30" tall.

18" to 22" wide cap.

16" to 20" wide at foot of base.

Price is for each two piece staddle stone.

 
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Price: 275.00


Staddle Stone, several usually available SST1



Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2
Round Based Staddle Stone, several available SST2
Original quality, 19th century or older, two piece staddle stone in Bath stone. A good selection is normally available in stock, nicely coloured and weathered and most with lichen and mosses to the top and some sides. These two piece stones were originally used to support timber built corn store buildings, to keep air circulating beneath and hence the damp out and the 'lid' would keep out rats and mice etc. These buildings would always have lift-off steps which were hooked up on the side wall when not in use, hence no access for vermin. All are complete and in good order and separate pictures of particular stones can be forwarded if required.

The stones vary in size but generally are 26" to 30" tall.

18" to 22" wide cap.

16" to 20" wide at foot of base.

Price is for each two piece staddle stone.

 
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Price: 350.00


Cotswold Stone Roof Ridge Tile T182
Original, quality 19th century Cotswold Stone Roofing Ridge Tile with a good weathered finish with mosses and lichen. Some old damage to the plain end which could be shortened if required back on a roof.

26" x 11" and 6" tall.

 
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Price: 65.00


Cotswold Stone Roof Ridge Tile T182

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