Stone Origin:

North Yorkshire sandstone

Typical Aesthetics:


Typical Texture

Fine to medium grained


Pale buff sandstone with some defined bedding from North Yorkshire.

Technical Information

The stone derives its name from the fact that the quarry is situated only a mile or so from Scotch Corner on the A1. The stone has excellent weathering capabilities and is ideally suited for all building purposes.

Compressive Strength:

75.50 MPa


19.80 %

Water Absorption:

5.70 % (by wt)

Flexural Strength:

No info available

Saturation Coefficient:

0.6 %

Bulk Specific Gravity:

2130 kg/m3

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