Mrs Coade's Stone
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Following the closure of Elinor Coade’s factory, the once highly popular Coade stone was practically forgotten for almost 200 years. This book reintroduces Mrs Coade and her remarkable material – a fired clay that looks convincingly like real stone. Using extensive black-and-white photographs and illustrations, the author shows how the stone was used – for fireplaces, pillars, tombs – and how remarkably well it has survived in over 650 locations across the UK and further afield.