Forest Pennant Products

The only reliable source of Royal Forest Pennant Sandstone

Since the Victorian era Forest of Dean Stone Firms’ products have been used to construct and complement. Our sandstone is durable and hard-wearing, and can be crafted to suit domestic and commercial applications.

Building & Cladding

Forest of Dean Stone Firms’ building products have been used to construct homes, stately piles, bridges and public buildings. It is durable, hard-wearing and can be crafted to suit domestic and commercial applications. From high-quality pitched face building stone to smooth, elegant ashlar, we have the solution for you.

Cladding

Cladding

Cladding

Long revered as an architectural and hard landscaping material, Forest of Dean Pennant Sandstone also performs well vertically. Cladding solutions available are traditional hand-set, rainscreen and stone on precast.

To request samples or specify this product for your project: t: 01594 562304 e: info@fodstone.co.uk

Ashlar

Ashlar

Ashlar

Our modular product is sawn on all six faces creating a flat, uniform ashlar. It has been used to create sympathetic and cohesive structures in some of the UK’s most extraordinary settings including Cardiff Castle, the historic Monmouthshire town of Chepstow and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, The Malvern Hills.

Ashlar

Forest of Dean Pennant Sandstone 
Course height up to 450mm
Course width Between 75 - 100mm
Suitability Building envelope
Colour Mixed colour 
Finish  Rubbed
Installation & Care 

Laid in the traditional way with fine 6mm joints

Delivery  Product is made to order so please contact us for an estimated delivery schedule.

To request samples or specify this product for your project: t: 01594 562304 e: info@fodstone.co.uk

Cropped Building Stone

Cropped Building Stone

Cropped Building Stone

Our Forest Pennant cropped building stone is split and cropped into random rectangular lengths with one natural face. This proven product is a popular choice with building contractors and is available in bulk bag with an estimated coverage of 4 – 4.5sqm.

Cropped Building Stone

Forest of Dean Pennant Sandstone 
Course height Variable. All sizes are suitable for manual handling.
Course width Nominal 100mm
Module length Variable. All sizes are suitable for manual handling.
Colour Mixed colour 
Finish  Cropped with at least one natural face.
Suitability  Building envelope. Often used for matching-in when building an extension. Suited to the local vernacular; cottages & farm building conversions
Installation & Care 

For best results we would advise that this product is laid by an experienced walling mason. This is a non-coursed product.

Delivery  Sold by the bag. Approx coverage 4-4.5sqm. 

 

To request samples or specify this product for your project: t: 01594 562304 e: info@fodstone.co.uk

Sawn & Split Building Stone

Sawn & Split Building Stone

Sawn & Split Building Stone

Forest Pennant sawn on four sides and with a split face and back, this building stone is easy to lay with regular joints widths. It is available in thicknesses to suit your requirements.

Sawn & Split Building Stone

Forest of Dean Pennant Sandstone 
Course height 65mm, 140mm and 215mm
Course width Nominal 100mm
Module length 225mm, 325mm and 425mm
Colour Mixed colour 
Finish  Sawn bed and perpendicular joints with split front and rear face. Face tolerance -/+ 15mm
Installation & Care 

While our building stone normally requires a backing block our Sawn & Split product can be built to suit a traditional cavity construction. Nominal 10mm joint widths are recommended.

Delivery  Product is made to order so please contact us for an estimated delivery schedule.

 

To request samples or specify this product for your project: t: 01594 562304 e: info@fodstone.co.uk

Sawn & Dressed Building Stone

Sawn & Dressed Building Stone

Sawn & Dressed Building Stone

The face of our Forest Pennant stone is hand-dressed to provide the popular surface finish seen on many buildings across South Wales and the South West of England. Perfect for those wishing to create a traditional exterior. Ideal building stone for use in a conservation area.

Sawn & Dressed Building Stone

Forest of Dean Pennant Sandstone 
Course height 65mm, 140mm and 215mm
Course width Nominal 100mm
Suitability Building envelope particularly where a traditional look is desired/required
Colour Mixed colour 
Finish  Sawn stone is hand-dressed to produce a traditional surface finish.
Installation & Care 

Easy to lay with consistent joint widths; the module sizes are based on a 10mm joint width. While our building stone normally requires a backing block our sawn and dressed pitched face product can be built to suit a traditional cavity construction.

Delivery  Product is made to order so please contact us for an estimated delivery schedule.

 

To request samples or specify this product for your project: t: 01594 562304 e: info@fodstone.co.uk