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A centuries old building stone, Limestone.


Tudor Limestone

Limestone is a versatile building stone used for centuries

Limestone has been used as a building stone for many hundreds of years. Limestones were used extensively because of their ease of use and availability. Many landmark architectural wonders of the world are constructed with limestone as the primary building material. Take a look at the Egyptian pyramids for example one of the Seven Wonders of the World utilized Limestone to execute a supreme structure. Now Limestone has been manufactured into a stone veneer to make this already versatile stone easier to work with.

Find inspiring Limestone projects in a book or tour the neighbourhood

Limestone can be used in a variety of applications. It can be installed on both the exterior and interior of a building on a structurally sound surface. Use it in combination with stucco, faux siding or brick on your home’s exterior or create a rustic basement and cover an accent wall. This particular faux stone siding veneer is very easy to picture because of its longstanding history. If you lack vision for your project just open up a book on 19th or 20th century buildings. You’re sure to find inspiration from one of these older buildings which are very likely clad in Limestone.


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Limestone stone veneer face has a tumbled texture

Limestone can be dry stacked or grouted. Either look is popular in this ashlar cut stone that can be laid in a random or coursed pattern. The edges are softened with a tumbled texture as well as the face of the stone. There are many colour choices available that will complement the other building materials you select. Choose a Limestone stone veneer to add texture and interest to your home and continue the pattern onto a landscape faux stone wall. Any vertical surface will be made more attractive with the use of stone veneer.

Style: Limestone
Texture: Rectangle shapes with chiselled tumbled face
Installation: Dry stack to over grout
Thickness: 1 ½” – 2”
Height: 2 ½” – 8 ½”
Width: 7” – 13”
Lbs per sq ft (flat): 10 lbs
Lbs per ln ft (corner): 10 lbs

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