Ancaster Hard White

Quarried near Grantham in Lincolnshire Ancaster Limestone has contributed to the heritage of many English cities including Cambridge and Lincoln.

Ancaster Hard White has graced cathedrals and prestigious buildings for many years. The stone is uniform cream in colour with occasional pink shading.

Reference projects: St Pancras Station, London; St Marks, Lincoln; Hull Station; St John Church, Grimsby; Whitehall Road, Leeds.

Ancaster Hard White is suitable for external architectural masonry, in additional to internal decorative use (fireplaces, hearths).

IMPORTANT: Images are only a guide to the characteristics of the material, and may not be fully representative of the current batch of stone held in stock. Natural stones are subject to variations in veining, pattern and colour, sometimes even within the same batch.

  • Type: Fine-grained Jurassic limestone
  • Colour guide: Cream white with occasional pink variations
  • Origin: Lincolnshire, England
  • Format: Dimension stone - cut to size from blocks
  • Finish: Sawn, Fine Rubbed


We are very pleased with our choice and with the quality of the workmanship. We were also impressed with the service provided by all the staff we have had contact with at Ivett & Reed.

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