Dorset stone carving and masonry

Mark Lillywhite

I love stone: changing this solid, seemingly immutable and unyielding material into the fluidity and lightness of a flower, a leaf, a bird. Seeing the form emerge – first in my mind and then from my hands – is one of my great joys in life.

 

I trained as a stonecarver at Weymouth College from 1999 to 2000, working on stone masonry, stone carving and letter cutting.

I became a self employed stonecarver in 2000 working on private stonework commissions, and frequently as a sub contractor working for Cliveden Conservation Workshops .... more >>

Dorset stone carving and masonry work
>>RECENT PROJECTS
Ballyfin House - Ionic capital - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Ionic capital

Ballyfin House - Carving new ionic capital

Belton House - Dove: new head - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Dove

Belton House, Lincolnshire - Dove: new head

Green Man (private commission)- click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Green Man

Carving of a 'Green Man' (private commission)

Deer (commission for Sebastian Brooke) - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Deer

Deer carving - commission for Sebastian Brooke

Linlithgow Palace - Angel gargoyle - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Angel gargoyle

Linlithgow Palace, Scotland - Angel gargoyle

Linlithgow Palace - Buttress - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Buttress

Linlithgow Palace, Scotland - Buttress

Linlithgow Palace - Fountain: repair to crown - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Repair to crown

Linlithgow Palace, Scotland - Repair to crown

Southhill Park - Urn - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Urn

Southhill Park, Berkshire - carving complete new urn

Sundial base (private commission) - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Sundial base

Carving complete sundial base (private commission)

Stowe House - Corinthian capital (middle third) - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Corinthian capital

Stowe House, Buckinghamshire - Carving new Corinthian capital

Fire surround (private commission) - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Fire surround

Complete new fire surround (private commission)

Millhams Street Church, Christchurch, Dorset - New window surround - click here for the full gallery of my stone carving and masonry work
Window surround

Millhams Street Church, Christchurch, Dorset

Dorset stone carving and masonry work