Gold Medal  


The Duke of Gloucester Gold Medal is awarded every two years, to honour an individual whose work is of considerable merit and the excellence of their contribution is acknowledged by their peers. It is sponsored jointly by the Company and Stone Federation Great Britain.

Nominations can come from any field but they should have achieved or excelled in more than one of the following:

    •       achieved national recognition in any aspect of the craft

    •       changed some element of the industry with entrepreneurship, vision or innovation

    •       designed, restored or developed outstanding buildings using stone

    •       provided opportunities for or supported the training and development of craftsmen

    •       been a mentor to those in their field

    •       enhanced the reputation of, and demonstrated dedication to, the craft or the natural stone industry

    •       earned the respect of their peers

 2018 awards are now open for application and the entry forms can be found on the left. Award dates are 1st July to 14th September, and forms can be downloaded from page 5 opposite, or paper copies may be obtained from the Clerk.

In 2010 the Gold Medal was awarded to John Bysouth, a past master of the Masons’ Company and a past president of The Stone Federation Great Britain, (The Natural Stone Specialist report HERE) and in 2013 to letterer, carver and sculptor Liveryman Richard Kindersley.
















Richard Kindersley (third from left) with HRH The Duke of Gloucester

In 2016 the award went to Dr Dick Reid OBE. Photos and reports are below: