Ammonite

No.274

A naturally understated grey

Ammonite is named after the treasured fossils often found on the Dorset coast. It has a fantastically understated quality, and sits effortlessly with our Easy Neutrals. Neither too warm nor too cool, its subtle grey tone creates a hushed and calming feel in homes both old and new. Try pairing with All White to accent its light grey feel. 

Recommended Primer & Undercoat: White & Light Tones 

Complementary white: Wevet

Ammonite is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 90.
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  • Interior walls and ceilings
  • Interior wood and metal
  • Interior concrete or wooden floors
  • Exterior walls
  • Exterior wood and metal
  • Specialist decoration of an older property
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* Samples available in Estate Emulsion only. Colours on screen may vary from actual paint.

 
Colour expertise

A curated palette for your home

 
THE FINEST INGREDIENTS

For a deeper, richer colour

 
SKILLED CRAFTMANSHIP

Created with care in Dorset, England

 
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Inspiration
Luxury Family Bathroom
Luxury Family Bathroom
Cosy living room
Cosy living room
Cosy living room
Cosy living room
Bathroom
Bathroom
New Kitchen
New Kitchen
Cinder Rose Guest Room
Cinder Rose Guest Room
Revamped Boot Room
Revamped Boot Room
Garden Room in de Nimes
Garden Room in de Nimes
Attic Bedroom Gowland Cottage
Attic Bedroom Gowland Cottage
Warm and cosy
Warm and cosy
Kitchen
Kitchen
Traditional Bathroom
Traditional Bathroom
Traditional bathroom
Traditional bathroom
Stiffkey Blue and Ammonite
Stiffkey Blue and Ammonite
Country cottage kitchen
Country cottage kitchen
Hallway
Hallway
Bedroom and hall
Bedroom and hall
Open plan kitchen diner
Open plan kitchen diner
Framed Shaker Kitchen
Framed Shaker Kitchen
House front
House front
Product Information 
ECO-FRIENDLY AND CHILD-SAFE

Back in 2010, we moved our entire range to an eco-friendly water base that’s low odour, low VOC and child-safe, becoming the first in the industry to do so. Easy to clean without harmful solvents, in tins that can be recycled again and again, our paints help to reduce the environmental impact of redecorating your home.


QUALITY FINISHES

Every one of our 132 paint colours is available in a range of durable interior and exterior paint finishes, each rigorously tested to ensure an exceptional depth of colour and long-lasting finish. For the very best results, we always recommend using a Farrow & Ball Primer & Undercoat – see above for the correct tone for this colour.


SAFETY INFORMATION

All Farrow & Ball finishes except Limewash contain isothiazolinones, which may produce an allergic reaction. Farrow & Ball Limewash contains calcium hydroxide which can cause severe damage in contact with skin or eyes. For further information about our products, including guidance on safe use and application, click here to view our advice pages.

Customer Reviews 
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a revelation I've always used cream and white emulsions in the past, but this time I thought I'd be a bit more adventurous and opted for grey. It's been a revelation because I never fully comprehended how much impact the colour of a room can have on your mood and overall wellbeing. The softness and depth of Ammonite has an instant calming effect. I had worried it might be a bit dull, hard looking and harsh but I needn't have worried at all as the opposite has happened; I find I relax and sigh a huge sigh of relief the instant I walk in the room. I I only wish I'd done this years ago!
Date published: 2019-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth and creamy Excellent paint the modern eggshell. Smooth and rich. Covers well either by a brush or roller. Wonderful colours ammonite No. 274 and the mid greys.
Date published: 2019-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Grey shade Just finished painting a refurbished bathroom. Splash panels round bath and shower were a soft pinky grey and floor grey oak effect. The Ammonite shade was perfect to blend them all together. Two coats required due to areas of bathroom being replastered. Delighted with finish.
Date published: 2019-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stunning Aug a beautiful colour and would suit most homes regardless of how much light he room receives. Applies well and wipes clean nicely.
Date published: 2019-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great service Ordered this online and kept up to date via email about progress of order. Delivered within a few days of ordering. Fabulous paint as always love this colour.
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Living room I ought these paints a few weeks ago - ammonite and railings- colours look lovely together
Date published: 2019-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expensive but worth it I bought this brand as it had been recommended to me, I liked the colours and there was a buy 3 for the price of 2 offer at the time. The paint applied nicely and I’m very happy with the end result.
Date published: 2019-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As always only the best from Farrow & Ball I have been buying Farrow & Ball paints since they first came to market and have never been disappointed either by the colour range nor quality and coverage, they are not the cheapest but there is the old adage you pay for what you get and quality doesn't come cheap. Would highly recommend them for any internal project.
Date published: 2019-03-15
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