Purbeck Stone from Keates Quarries

Who We Are

The Keates family has been quarrying in Purbeck since the late seventeenth century, operating from our current site since 1951. We dig, process and finish our stone to a high standard and provide our customers (private and trade) with a personal and friendly service.


What we do

We offer a wide range of Purbeck Stone products including Random, Dressed and Cropped Walling, Paving and Flooring slabs with various different finishes, Rockery stone, Garden feature stones and much more.


Types of Stone

Purbeck stone is an attractive limestone which can vary in colour and often has a very high fossil content. Coupled with the fact that it is extremely durable and hard wearing it makes and ideal material for a wide range of uses including building, landscaping, internal and external paving and fireplace hearths to name but a few.