Locally sourced sandstone to be used in repair of Old Court House

Probably the most significant aspect of the renovation of the Old Court House is the replacement of large amounts of damaged and worn sandstone blocks that form the majority of the buildings structure.

Local geologist and stone expert, Maurice Rogers, has written the following short article on the local sourcing of the stone that will be used in the repairs.

Maurice Rogers article

The quarry site in North Woodloes near Warwick from where the sandstone has been sourced. 


A block of sandstone ready to be taken to Derbyshire to be cut into blocks which will be used to repair the Old Court House.