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Cobblestone

We offer Cobblestone Cubes, Granite Belgium Blocks, Jumbos, and Landscape Regulation stones. Cobblestone is available in many shapes and colors such as gray, black, pink and yellow.

Cobblestone is often used for walkways and driveways, patios, steps, walls, archways, facing for buildings, and hundreds of decorative masonry projects.

Granite

We carry a wide range of Granite products including: Steps, Treads, Pavers, Pattern Stock, Caps, Curbing, Slabs, Platforms, Veneers, and Wallstone. These materials come in a wide range of colors including: Salt & Pepper, Gray, Stanstead, Caledonia, Blue Mist, Sandy Point, and Renaissance.  

In addition, we carry Granite Benches, Light Posts, Bird Baths, and Mailbox Posts.

Cobblestone and Granite Masonry Products

Cobblestone

Granite Landscaping Materials

Granite Steps

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History of Cobblestones

Cobblestones were used in the early years as pavement for streets. “Cobble is from the English word “cob” meaning rounded lump. It was originally referred to as any small stone rounded by the flow of water. Smooth stones taken from river beds were used to create streets.

Today in older cities like Boston, Philadelphia, and New York, Cobblestone streets can still be found. Cobblestones have been replaced by quarried granite known as Belgian blocks or (Setts). The word cobblestone is often used incorrectly. These blocks were roughly rectangular stones that were laid in regular patterns.

This gave a smoother ride for carts than cobbles, although in heavily used sections, such as in yards and the like, the usual practice was to replace the Setts by parallel granite slabs set apart by the standard axle length of the time. Cobblestone streets gradually gave way to Macadam roads, and later to Tarmac, and finally to Asphalt concrete at the beginning of the 20th century.

We also carry a wide range of other materials including: Bluestone, Brazilian Slate, Decorative Rock and Stone,  Granite,  Imported Brownstone, Krishna Sandstone, Limestone, Paving Stones, and Flagging, Quartzite, Stone Accessories, Stone Veneers, Travertine, and Wallstone.

About Old Station Outdoor & Landscape Supply

Old Station Outdoor & Landscape Supply is a full service provider of: landscape, hardscape, masonry supplies, lawn and garden products, tools, natural stone and veneers, concrete pavers, stairways, fences, posts, ice removal supply, and much more!  We are conveniently located just off of I-495 on Route 123 in Norton, MA (02766). Visit us or give us a call at (508) 622-1698.

We also speak Portuguese and Spanish for your convenience.

 

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