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 115.
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Inspiration
Dining in Style
Dining in Style
Hamptons style kitchen by SMB Interior Design
Hamptons style kitchen by SMB Interior Design
Living room
Living room
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
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 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.


Corrosive icon Harmful icon 

Limewash: Danger. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Exterior Eggshell and Exterior Masonry: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

All other finishes: Contains isothiazolinones. May produce an allergic reaction.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love soft colour with subtle hint of grey Fab colour. Perfect for my our son's bedroom. Used a soft neutral colour to compliment the original fireplace. Teamed with mustard and grey bedding which looks bright and fresh.
Date published: 2020-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just fabulous! After much, and long, deliberation on choosing the right colour for our kitchen, we plumped for Ammonite. absolutely no regrets, it’s lifted the room & compliments our old renovated wooden units that we’ve finished in Blue Hague.
Date published: 2020-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great finish for bathroom Bought this for the bathroom where we had a problem with flaking paint next to a shower and so far so good. No more flaking. Great finish and colour is marvellous
Date published: 2020-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful finish Love love love this paint. Is such a lovely colour and has the most beautiful finish. Will definitely buy again.
Date published: 2020-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous colour We always use Farrow & Ball paint because we love the depth of colour it gives. It’s coverage is excellent and almost odourless too. This is the first time we’ve used the colour “Ammonite” and we think it’s fabulous? We had the entrance hallway walls done in Ammonite estate emulsion and the ceiling in All White estate emulsion. Everyone complements us on the colour scheme.
Date published: 2020-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ammonite Dead Flat - gorgeous Gorgeous colour and finish. Really happy with it on 17th century beams, alongside chalk white walls to modernise this cottage.
Date published: 2020-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect finish for our barn renovation This colour has finished off the effect I wanted in our kitchen, hallway & cloakroom. The kitchen has painted white & indigo cupboard doors with copper features and lighting. It complements our warm flint walls of the barn and oak wooden doors.
Date published: 2020-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Colour I bought a tester pot for my hallway/landing. It reads as a beautiful grey with a hint of beige in my house. A stunning colour which I would have chosen but needed a white neutral colour to go with flooring that we subsequently chose otherwise would have definitely chose Ammonite.
Date published: 2020-02-09
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