The charming historic city of Winchester is one of the oldest cities in England, with history pre-dating the Roman and iron-age era. The city was the location of the coronation of King Edward, later known as St Edward the Confessor, in 1043. King Edward is also the namesake of St Edward’s crown, which is used to crown the British Monarchs.
With a history of such magnitude, it’s no surprise that the city is rich with stunning stone architecture. At Humphries Stonemasons, we have built an excellent reputation across Winchester and the wider SO22 and S023 postcode area including Littleton, Pitt, Kings Worthy, Springvale and the surrounding areas.
Master Mason Barry Humphries and his team of highly skilled team of stonemasons, carry out work across Winchester for many residents in their domestic and commercial property. Stonemasonry is not just for the stonework we see every day, it’s also inside the property in worktops, flooring, and fireplaces. We provide expertly crafted bespoke stonemasonry in all shapes, sizes and styles to suit.
We also are proud to offer services including patios, pillars, statuary, and memorial masonry to the people of Winchester, all of which are carried out to exceptionally high standards. To fully complement our hand-carved stone fireplaces, we supply and install a great range of woodburning stoves and fuel-efficient gas and electric fires from top manufacturers.
Beautiful granite worktops give kitchens the ultimate wow factor, especially when installed during a kitchen re-fit or refurbishment. Granite is one of the toughest natural materials, formed over millions of years, creating random aesthetically pleasing marbling in its formation. It’s strength and stylish appeal makes granite the perfect choice for home improvement, particularly for spaces such as kitchen worktops.
We only use the best materials in our work, and that extends to the granite slabs we source from various hand-picked quarries. Our skilled artisans hand-finish the granite in our Hungerford workshop to custom measurements ready for installation.
Granite comes in multiple colours, tones, patterns, and textures but one thing is for certain, each one is unique. Granite worktops and vanity unit tops suit any décor style from traditional to modern. Granite worktops radiate luxury and are an investment in your property, increasing the value in the long run. Granite is also incredibly tough meaning it’s scratch, stain and heat hesitant, perfect for buys Winchester households.
If you’re looking for an alternative to granite stone worktops, composite quartz is a perfect choice for kitchens and bathrooms. Composite quartz is a man-made material, made from a combination of around 90% ground quartz and various resins, polymers, and pigments which is fabricated to form an incredibly hard durable surface.
We only work with the best in the business of composite quartz manufacturers, supplying and fitting versatile countertops in Winchester: Caesarstone, Silestone, Unistone and BQS (Beltrami Quartz Surfaces).
Composite quartz is a great alternative to natural stone as it can be fabricated to almost any specification including shape, colour, and texture to mimic various effects. Composite quartz is very versatile and excellent for areas such as bathrooms and kitchens where durability and practicality are needed.
If you’re considering adding some stone to your Winchester home, get in touch on 01488 682 847 and let us inspire you.