These two types of Lintels above have become the most popular used, The Plain head type can be manufactured to be load-bearing on the guidance of a Structural Engineer. The Splayed head can be used as it is or with an integral Keystone. All Non-load bearing lintels must be supported by a steel lintel.
These lintels normally have a bearing of 150mm either side of the window and can be load bearing.
This lintel and the one below must sit on a supporting steel lintel.
Splayed + Keystone
As previously mentioned this one and the one above must be supported by a steel lintel. Any size over 1500mm long will be manufactured in three pieces with the joint down between the keystone and lintel.
R&A Keystones are manufactured to style the project. All of our Keystones can be integrated into a window head or simply delivered individually. Keystones are very popular assets to finalise arches around windows and entrances.
We are experts in creating beautifully reconstituted stone products from bespoke designs - This applies to all of our products.
Custom-made keystones are available on request.