Signs in stone

Vivian Cook

Signs made in stone :

- are usually building names or inscriptions

- are always all capital letters

- vary between serif and sans serif

- are intended to look permanent and important

- when cut into the stone, are often coloured in gold or red

Building Names

Cut stone

Cordwainers Hall Serif Caps Letters Newcastle

Incised Letters Sans Stone Hospital Colchester

Raised stone

Raised Letters Stone Oxford

Dex Raised Stone letters Sans Newcastle


Monumental inscriptions

Cut (and coloured) stone

incised letters stone Earl Grey Newcastle


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