A new red sandstone of Permian age, it is a fine to medium grained stone, pale red or dark pink in colour and it has a sparkle due to the presence of quartz grains. Lazonby block is suitable for use in most aspects of construction including paving, walling, masonry and cladding.
A new red sandstone from the Triassic age, it is a fine grained stone, pale red- brown, slightly calcareous sandstone. Corsehill is suitable for use in most aspects of construction including paving, walling, mansonry and cladding.
A fine grained textured sandstone, buff, brown colour with a silver heart. Lambhill should be suitable for use in construction including paving, walling, masonry and cladding.
The Permian Sandstone stone is extracted from the Locharbriggs quarry on the outskirts of Dumfries, Scotland. It's' medium grained in texture, free of clay holes and other impurities and is characterised by its red or pink colouring. The red sandstone from this quarry is considered one of the finest found.
Doddington sandstone is from the Fell Sandstone Group of the Carboniferous Limestone. It is a fine- to medium-grained stone, speckled, light to deep purplish pink in colour with occasional rust coloured markings, is suitable for use in most aspects of construction including paving, walling, masonry and cladding.
A medium grained buff sandstone with distinctive stripe marks. Northumberland Buff is suitable for use in most aspects of construction including masonry and cladding.
A fine grained stone of early carboniferous age. It is dense and easily takes a polish. There is some colour variation in the stone with a range of grey/ brown shades. Orton scar limestone is suitable for use in most aspects of construction including flooring, paving, walling, and monumental masonry.
A fine grained limestone of early carboniferous age. Dark blue when split for walling pale grey when used for cladding. It is dense and easily takes a polish which gives a rich chocolate brown shade. Salterwath Limestone is suitable for use in most aspects of construction including flooring, paving and masonry.
Wattscliffe Gritstone is medium grained and uniformly lilac / grey in colour with very occasional buff / white intrusions. It is essentially a free stone and therefore almost equally durable in most common masonry applications whichever way its natural bed is laid.
Red St.Bees is from the New Red Sandstone of Triassic age. It is a fine-grained stone, dull red in colour. Its fine grain and tight bedding make it suitable for all aspects of masonry, walling and profiling work . It is a fine-grained stone, dull red in colour with a variation of darker beds running throughout the stone.
Darney sandstone is Carboniferous in age (354 to 290 million years old) it’s a fine to medium grained pale gold through, light buff to almost blonde in colour.
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|Ashlar Walling||Splitface||Pitchface||Carving||Traditional walling||Rockery stone||External Paving||External Steps||Internal Flooring (requires sealant)||Tumbled walling|
|BOWSCAR RED LAZONBY||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|CORSEHILL||✓||✓||✓||✓||No||No||Light use only||✓||✓||✓|
|ORTON SCAR LIMESTONE||✓||✓||✓||✓||No||✓||No||✓||✓||No|
|ST BEES SANDSTONE||✓||✓||✓||✓||No||No||Light use only||✓||✓||✓|