OLD BERKSHIRE®

The Old Berkshire Gray sample shown above has a split finish.

TYPICAL APPLICATION: Old Berkshire granite from our East Otis, MA quarry can be used for wall stone or landscape amenities as shown above in this photo of the Arsenal Ramp in New York City's Central Park which is curbed and stepped with this beautiful stone.  The perimeter stone in the park's Grand Army Plaza (below), is also Old Berkshire granite.  Click here to see these jobs in the Finished Projects section of our web site.

COLOR:
Old Berkshire is a brownish gray to brown; large wavy grain.

QUARRY:
East Otis, MA

TYPICAL APPLICATIONS:
■    Wall stone
■    Dimensional stonework

■    Paving
■    Landscape amenities

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:
Click here for a downloadable PDF of the physical properties report for Old Berkshire granite.

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AVAILABLE FINISHES (click on images below to enlarge):


SPLIT
Rough finish created by hydraulic or shim splitting


ROCK
Hand chiseled to add relief, roughness, distressed finish

HAMMERED
Interrupted, parallel markings provide a corrugated finish

SAWN
Dull smooth finish created by saw cutting

THERMAL
Slightly pebbled, sandpaper-like finish created by braising with a blow torch

Honed
Dull sheen without reflections

POLISHED
Smooth, reflective finish created by rubbing with polishing abrasives