Natural limestone cladding

Direct from the quarry floor for interior and external application.

Naturally beautiful, Ōamaru limestone is an attractive alternative to the usual cladding materials.

Neutral palettes to harmoniously compliment your design.

Ōamaru Stone can be cut to almost any size required. This limestone can also be easily worked on site by stonemasons or on our CNC machine at the quarry to create bespoke pieces of interest. Your imagination is the limit.

Face size:

Standard – 650 x 290
Custom sizes up to 1300mm long x 1000mm high

Thickness:

Slip – 25mm-50mm thickness
Veneer – 70mm – 90mm thick
Block – 100mm +

Fair faced veneer

Fair faced limestone is a new product, designed to save time on site. Each block is put through a finishing saw which dresses the surface and joggles each end. The fair faced surface has a graceful appearance, which weathers well and is highly durable and easy to maintain

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Sawn faced veneer

Sawn faced limestone is the most popular veneer. The sawn surface does produce a stone with a timeless appearance, which weathers well and is highly durable and easy to maintain.

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Split faced veneer

Split to reveal the natural texture of limestone. Cut to dimensions, split face limestone has a rough, multi levelled and uneven surface, which provides a highly textured look.

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Split and bolstered veneer

Limestone blocks are initially sawn to size, then split with a thick blade and chiselled by hand, in the quarry, to create a rustic finish.

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Limestone slip

Parkside Quarries supply Ōamaru stone in thin slips in a varying range of face sizes from 20mm thick. These are adhered to a substrate to provide a lightweight cladding option

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Corner stones

The architectural detail we call the quoin of a structure is often used as decoration, defining space by visually outlining the geometry of a building.

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Decorative mouldings

The architectural features of a project become even more noticeable and accentuated with decorative mouldings. Eg: Framed windows have a neat and expressive appearance. 

Limestone can be fabricated into decorative mouldings to be used as window and door jambs, soffit detail, corbels, wall bands or eave details.

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Columns

Since the time of the ancient Greeks, we have been using columns for support around the exterior of a building and to create a striking visual picture.

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Engraving Date Stones

Name and date stones to fit into any space. We engrave limestone blocks with a wide choice of font styles available.
Thanks to the latest CNC technology, the engraving template is both accurate and flexible.

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Landscaping Products

There are endless uses for limestone in the garden. From creating space with retaining walls to growing your home veges in limestone garden beds, from edging to rock gardens to stone walls, you can create almost any look you’re after.

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