The above shows a stone pillar we built as part of a driveway and garage project we carried out recently in Edinburgh. Picture shows a broached ashlar column with rubble infill, pointed with a lime mortar. We can carry out similar works to the above as entrances to driveways, garages, estate houses etc. etc.

They certainly make an imposing addition to larger houses and buildings. The above masonry was dressed by ourselves on site by our masons.

In addition to the above, we are more than capable of building any type of stone structure you may have in mind, such as boundary walls, arched gateways etc. Hard landscaping is another string to our bow. If your garden is in need of a major makeover, we can build retaining walls, paths, stone patios and driveways etc. We can supply and lay decorative chips and supply and erect quality fencing.

Why Choose Us:

  • We have over 30 years hands-on experience as stonemasons
  • We have a full range of expert stonemasonry and sandstone restoration skills
  • We only use lime mortar for re-pointing, sandstone repairs and building work
  • We choose our team based on the quality of their work and quality of their character
  • Flexible Quoting: we come at a time that suits you, even on the same day if required

Stone Repairs

Do your stones’ need repairing due to weathering and old age? If so, we can bring them back to new again. As James Allan Stonemasons (Edinburgh), we can offer you two effective methods for repairing your stones, which are part Indenting and lithomex.

Lime Pointing

Properly executed Lime Repointing of masonry using lime mortars is critical to the long term health of stone structures. It is strongly advised that repointing is carried out using proper lime mortars & correct technique and preparation.

Church Stone Repairs

Repairs to churches call on every type of stonemasonry skill imaginable, including stone replacement, stone restoration, stone carving and lime pointing. We are able to carry out the stonemasonry restoration of our city’s churches.

Wall Repairs

Repairing a wall takes great expertise, and as one of Edinburgh’s longest standing stonemasons, we have the know how to repair or rebuild your wall the correct way. We only use lime mortars in our building, pointing and restoration work.

Chimney Repairs

On average, we have been repairing 10 chimneys in Edinburgh per year over the last 30 years. This means we will carry out your chimney repairs with attention to detail and a high level of mastery.