Francis Stone Design

FSD provides the general public with high quality stone carving, offering an outstanding level of traditional craftsmanship. We endeavour to offer customers with a bespoke traditionally carved product. Based in Milton Keynes, strictly by appointment only.

Trades

  1. Stonemasonry

About Francis Stone Design

Background

Stonemason, Louis Francis, is a classically trained stone carver with a diploma in Architectural Stone Carving from the City & Guilds of London Art School. He is a Master Letter Carver, an accolade that is awarded by a society of Master Carvers and is licensed by the National Association of Memorial Masonry to undertake memorial fixings. He also holds a specialist advanced craft CSCS card in Heritage Skills, which demonstrates a high level of skill, qualification and certification.

The list below is the range of services that Louis is able to offer.

Our Services:

Architectural and Monumental Stone Carving
Traditional and Contemporary Commissions
Stone Restoration and Conservation
Stone and Metal Gilding
Stone Letter Cutting
Stone Cleaning
Additional Inscription
Re-setting Headstone
War Memorials
NAMM Approved Fixings
Heritage CSCS Registered- Advanced Craft
Dry Stone Walling
Pointing

Our Products:

Headstone and Gravestone Memorials
Pet Memorials
Commemorative and Milestone Plaques
Wedding Plaques
Birth Plaques
Houses Names and Numbers
Interior and Exterior Decorative Ornaments
Garden Sculpture and Sundials

Qualifications

City & Guild of London Art School, Diploma in Architectural Stone Carving

Gold CSCS card holder - Heritage Skills - Advanced Craft

NAMM Approved Memorial Fixer

Level 1 certificate in Dry Stone Walling

Insurance

Public Liability Insurance

Limit of indemnity: £10,000,000.00
Valid until: 23rd Sep 2023

Latest reviews

  • Cutting curves in two paving slabs

    Thank you so much for a really excellent job, and for "going the extra mile" to make sure it was done to the best standard possible. Very helpful and professional. Highly recommended!

  • Family grave

    Francis Stone was able to give me some very sound advice and I am grateful for his services.

  • Resetting a headstone

    An extremely fast and professional job completed within estimated timeframe and price, kept informed at all times by a very courteous Louis Francis, would highly recommend.

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