Grand House built using ashlar stone and sawn yorkshire stone paving

Bespoke Stone Masonry

Working with stone is a specialist skill which takes generation to master. Rely on our collective expertise and years of experience to shape, finish and create bespoke stone to your requirements.

Stone is a wonderfully diverse material to work with, and at Britannia Stone we are well equipped to craft anything from stone with our bespoke masonry services, tailor-made to your requirements!

We know that your imagination has no limits, so there shouldn't be a limit on what you can achieve with natural stone either. Our expert team can turn your unique building and hard landscaping concepts into a reality; from curved granite benches and bullnose steps to traditional lintels and cills. Provide us with an idea, a simple sketch or a finished technical drawing and we'll take care of everything else.


Looking for a specific size? We can take your bespoke measurements and cut your chosen material into the perfect length or shape. Using our specialist tools and techniques, we can cut paving slabs, radius kerbs, edging and even rocks or boulders to make them just the right size for your unique project.

We're also able to cut any of our natural stone or porcelain paving materials into specific shapes, using advanced water jet cutters.

Ideal for creating paving circles, commemorative headstones, curved step treads, artistic wall panelling, water features, shaped stepping stones and geometric paving slabs, your made-to-order design will be cut with perfect precision and care.

britannia stone cutting quarried stone in building products


A stone with a rounded, curved edge that’s ideal for stone and porcelain steps, benches, wall copings, pool surrounds, planter tops, pier caps and other ledges. Bull-nosing reduces the risk of chips and creates an attractive, contemporary and serviceable style.

For bull-nose pier caps and wall copings in particular, our masonry teams will include drip grooves which will catch moisture and rain droplets. This will help to avoid water damage, wall staining and frost-heave on the coping stones. We can also produce stones with a half bull-nose, regency, cove or chamfer edge, depending on your requirements.

natural stone bullnose steps supplied by britannia stone

Lettering & Numbering

Stone signs are great for displaying engraved house names, house numbers, or even for use outside pubs and other businesses.

stone house sign lettering crafted by stone mason

Architectural Stone

Natural Stone Heads, Cills and Mullions provide structural support to top an bottom of a window along within structural element which divides two or more adjacent windows. All window and door surrounds are bespoke and hand made to order, along with a choice of stone to match your local area.

stone mason working limestone by hand


If you have a commission to build a sculpture, memorial or monument, we have extensive experience carving a range of unique pieces. Any idea can be turned into an amazing stone monument, and we'll guide you through the design process from sketches to scaled working drawings. When you're happy with the design, we'll get to work and bring your ideas to life.

traditional natural stone gargoyle

Flame Texturing

Resulting in a premium look, flaming is a more suitable technique to use for giving texture to igneous materials like granites (excluding Yellow Granite) and basalts.

Applying a high temperature flame 'scorches' and fractures the crystals on the surface of the stone, creating a course, slip resistant texture.

Flaming the surface while still show the true colours of the natural stone, making it an ideal technique for creating beautiful non-slip paving, bull-nose steps, coping stones and pool surrounds.

flame texturing granite paving


Cropping is a splitting technique which is used to break down larger natural stone products into smaller ones, for example when cropping larger rectangular paving setts into cubes.

Using a specialist cropping machine, the technique naturally cracks the stone, creating a rough, rustic side or surface.

Cropping is a great technique to use when re-sizing reclaimed setts which need to retain their weathered appearance, and a neatly sawn edge might spoil the rustic, aged aesthetic.

cropping natural stone


Sandblasting erodes the surface of the stone to leave a grained texture by using high-pressured jets and abrasive-laden water.

Although all of our paving has a safe slip resistance rating, sandblasting can be an effective technique to use on sedimentary materials such as sandstone and limestone paving intended for particularly high slip risk areas, such as pool surrounds or spas.

Sandblasting is also used to add a roughened texture to the edge of steps or coping stones, or used to create a worn look, like these bespoke benches.