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Stone Cladding Slips – Vintage Gloucester Green
The Gloucester Green sandstone cladding slip is sourced local in Gloucestershire. Cut from Gloucester Green sandstone, they are predominantly green-grey in colour with pinkish-rust tones. We crop it to create a soft riven surface, and then cut a slim 15-25mm face to make a lightweight cladding slip.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Our Gloucester Green Vintage cladding slips have random heights and lengths, however the top and bottom on of the stone has been worked to give it more shape to form a semi coursed look.
Quarried in the Forest of Dean, the colouring of this sandstone is predominantly green-grey with occasional pinkish-rust seams. The stone has a fine grain with a variety of patterns, and is equally popular for house-building and landscaping.
We make our sandstone slips by cutting the front face from the walling stone to create a lightweight cladding product approx 15-25mm thick. The slips can be fixed directly to walls like a heavy tile. Easy to apply, space-saving and highly cost-effective, they are suitable for professional use and DIY.
L-shaped corners create the appearance of ‘full-thickness’ solid stone walling, but being so slim in format means they are also ideal for new builds where space is at a premium.
Our stone slips have a sawn back and cropped front, and are cut to a thickness of 15-25mm. The heights and lengths are naturally random, giving the appearance of a conventionally-built natural stone wall. You might also hear the slips referred to as fascias or thins.
In comparison, our traditional random building stone is cropped to a 100mm–150mm (4 -6 inch) bed width as standard, making it a larger and heavier stone.
We stack our natural stone cladding slips into crates containing 20m2 per crate. A full crate will weigh approx. one tonne.
Comparing this to traditional building stone – where a one tonne bag of 4-6in facing stone will cover 3-3.5m2 of walling – our natural stone cladding slips offer a considerable saving on haulage, as well as space on site.
We also have a range of flagstones, cobblestones, lintels and cills to match and / or complement our cladding slips. These are sourced from responsible suppliers throughout the world, to provide our customers with a wider choice of colour, finish and prices.
For help with matching products, give us a call or drop into our showroom.
For external landscaping we provide a range of rocks and stones from all of our quarries, with a choice of BMQ grey-green sandstone, Callow red sandstone, and Cornish silver-grey granite. These are available in various sizes from small rockery stones to 12 tonne boulders.
Whilst we have done our utmost to ensure the stone and colours displayed on our website are accurate, they are to be used as a guide only. Because stone is a natural product, texture and colour will vary from piece to piece. As we work through the quarry, seams will yield slightly different coloured and shaped stones.
The building technique, quantity, colour and type of mortar used will all impact on the look of the finished product. Please bear this in mind when ordering stone products. For larger projects or any projects where a specific look is required, we recommend that test panels are built.
Price per Sq metre
£95.00 ex VAT £114.00 inc VAT