Bowers Basebed

Portland Stone Bowers Basebed



Shell Content

Clean Basebed, it may contain small grey shell fragments. Some recent production has higher concentration of shells.

Shell Distribution

The shell fragments are randomly distributed across the stone. Some areas in the quarry have yielded cross bedding.


Bowers Basebed has a tight texture but some of the recent production is a little coarser than previously extracted.


Typical Portland colour, creamy/white. The shell concentrations and texture variation can give it slightly deeper tones.

Mine Report No. 87

  • Summer 2017
  • Bowers Mine, Portland

Maximum Block Sizes

  • Overall Size: 3.59m³
  • Length: 2.20m
  • Bed Height: 1.95m

Average Block Sizes in Stock

  • Overall Size: 0.79m³
  • Length: 1.00m
  • Bed Height: 1.20m

Current Availability

  • (0-3 months) 100-250m³

Future Availability

  • (3-12 months) 500-1,000m³

CE Certificates and Declarations of Performance

Technical Data Sheets

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