Entries by aronpaul

Colour Matching New & Reclaimed Stone

Here at Abacus we always get asked about colour matching our stone to fit with existing building projects and old building renovations. Reclaimed stone is the perfect choice if you are looking to match to an existing building project or refurbishment as the stone has been weathered over time and will have darkened at certain […]

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The Yorkshire Garden – 1st In Royal Chelsea Garden Show!

Well Yorkshire reigns supreme at the Royal Chelsea Flower Show in London. On a beautiful warm spring day The Yorkshire Garden looked stunning and was so well designed that you could be forgiven for thinking you were in stunning Yorkshire Dales. In helping the Yorkshire Garden win the top spot, we were asked to supply […]

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Random Walling Stone Supplied for Gilling Old Mill Wedding Venue

Random Walling Stone Supplied for Gilling Old Mill Wedding Venue in North Yorkshire Abacus Stones Sales have supplied Random Walling Stone for Gilling Old Mill wedding venue in Richmond North Yorkshire. The barn has been beautifully built with our stone and looks stunning set in the rolling Yorkshire countryside. Overlooking two large wildlife lakes and beautiful gardens, […]

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5 imaginative uses for Yorkstone

 IMAGINATIVE USES FOR YORKSHIRE STONE Yorkstone’s natural durability and beautiful appearance has made it one of the most popular construction materials and a preferred choice for houses, driveways and public spaces across the UK. It is also a highly versatile material that can be used to give your home and garden a unique, characterful feel. […]

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Abacus Stone Sales Deliver Yorkstone Paving to California

Abacus Stone Sales were delighted to have supplied our Yorkshire stone paving for a home renovation project in Ojai, California. The Yorkstone flags were shipped to California in November of last year for use creating an outdoor walkway and large patio area. The flagstones are being installed by local stonemasons. Our satisfied customer said: “The Yorkstone […]

Mixing Traditional and Contemporary Garden Design

There’s often a misconception that when it comes to gardens, they either just ‘happen’, growing and evolving as additional plants and furniture are added wherever they fit, or they follow a strict set style, with no room for flexibility. However, some of the best gardens are created when different garden styles are used together, taking […]

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Home Improvement Ideas Using Reclaimed Bricks

Bricks are a popular choice for home building projects; they’re strong, durable and easy to work with, as well as appealing to look at. Reclaimed handmade bricks in particular have a great aged appearance that’s hard to achieve with newer materials. So whether you live in a contemporary new build, or a country cottage, reclaimed bricks could […]