Cast stone quoins from stock
Stone quoins (or coins) are the stones which form the corner of a building and can be both structural and for visual effect, or just the latter. In an architectural sense, quoins are typically used to create a feeling of strength and as a visual frame to a building.
The cast stone process allows for total consistency of building products in terms of size, quality and finish. However, this is only true if the quality of the mould is perfect and at Procter Cast Stone the skills of our outstanding craftsmen ensure this is always the case. We maintain good stock of all standard products, so please check for the design and size you require.
Built-in or bonded cast stone quoinsCast stone quoins can be created to be used in two ways:
- Built-in - this means that the quoin forms a structural role as well as visual and is literally built in to the corner of the building
- Bonded - this means that the quoin simply has a visual purpose and is bonded to the structural surface (e.g. block work for rendering around the quoins