Stone Origin:

Dumfries & Galloway

Typical Aesthetics:

Red to pink

Typical Texture

Medium Grained


A Permian sandstone from the Locharbriggs Quarry in Dumfries, Scotland

Technical Information

The impressive list of reference sites for Locharbriggs dates back to the 1700s and includes sites across Scotland and England as well as major landmark buildings in Edinburgh and Glasgow. With extensive reserves readily available, Locharbriggs is perfect for all scale of projects: large and small

Compressive Strength:

44 MPa



Water Absorption:

9.3% (by wt)

Flexural Strength:

2.8 MPa

Frost Resistance:

5.13 MPa

Bulk Specific Gravity:

1960 Kgm -3

Please note that all stone data is purely for reference purposes only.