Catcastle Grey Sandstone

Medium grained buff/grey/variegated sandstone/gritstone.

This is a stone material

Stone is a hard substance from the ground used for building or carving. It is the product of millions of years of movement, pressure, compaction and heat, forming a durable solid material.

Medium grained buff/grey/variegated sandstone/gritstone.

Planning a visit?
You will find this material in: Cabinet C

Application and typical uses of the product

Good external paving material and suitable for severe exposure areas such as sea walls and reservoirs. Also good for ashlar walling, wall cladding, dressed/carved stone, rock faced walling, exterior steps and platts and internal flooring

Breakdown of Product

Natural sandstone with 90% Silica content

Embodied energy (Processing plant emissions). How much energy is used to produce the product? kWh per annum or kgCO2
290 kWh/m3
Thermal conductivity (k) W/m°C or Thermal transmittance (U-value) - W/m2°C (If applicable)
k = 1.7 W/m°C
Is the resource Renewable or Finite?
Does the material need to be processed further or treated by the user
Must be sealed if used as flooring
Buildability - how complex is installation? What skill level is required?
Installation is complex and must be undertaken by an experienced stonemason
Deconstruction and Re-use

With difficulty

Disposal/ End of Life

Inert waste tip

Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
Available in any format and texture.
Supplier Name
Dunhouse Quarry Co Ltd
Main Contact
Paul Allison
Contact Address
Cleatlam, Darlington, 
Telephone Number
01833 660208
Is this product certified?

CE marking available

Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)

75 years +

Availability - how easy is it to source the material

Always available