Cast Stone Corbels
A corbel is a stone which protrudes from a wall and is used to support a structure above it such as a balcony or canopy. Stone corbels were used extensively in European architecture from the 16th century onwards.As corbels were used extensively on properties from the 16th century onwards, the renovation of very old properties will often require stone corbels to be replaced. Using cast stone corbels rather than natural stone corbels will typically be a better solution for three main reasons:
- Cost - cast stone is cheaper than natural stone and becomes increasingly so the more corbels are needed
- Colour - this can be accurately and consistently matched to remaining stonework
- Consistency - once a mould is accurately created every cast stone corbel will be identical
Although corbels are more typically used on new builds and self-build projects where the property is in a traditional design, more contemporary buildings also use cast stone corbels with simple sleek lines. If our range of corbels do not match your requirements, we will produce bespoke cast stone corbels to any design.
We have a complete range of standard cast stone corbels which can be produced in a wide number of colours, these can be matched to other architectural features we produce such as cornices and keystones.