Dunhouse Buff Sandstone

Fine grained creamy buff sandstone.

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.

Fine grained creamy buff sandstone.

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You will find this material in: Cabinet C

Geographic availability
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
Quarried in Teesdale, England
Application and typical uses of the product

Suitable for most building applications, but mostly traditional wall construction, fine masonry and restoration. Dunhouse Buff has proved popular for its blonde coloring, fine grain and consistency, making it ideal for carving and a good match for restoration and new build in cities such as Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle

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
% Recycled Content
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
Needs to 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 all formats and finishes
Supplier Name
Dunhouse Quarry Co Ltd
Main Contact
Paul Allison
Contact Address
Cleatlam, Darlington, DL2 3QU
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