Swinton Sandstone

Fine / medium grained texture. Predominantly buff / green / grey in colour.

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 / medium grained texture. Predominantly buff / green / grey in colour.

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

Geographic availability
Origin / Location of manufacturing / Processing plant
Swinton Quarry, Berwickshire, Scotland
Application and typical uses of the product

Swinton sandstone is very versitile and can be used in new build and conservation building projects. It can be used for mass walling, cladding and stone carving

Breakdown of Product

100% Natural Sandstone

% 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
Depends on use. Generally not
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


Disposal/ End of Life

Should be recycled

Types, textures, specifications and colours currently available
Available up to 3m long x 1m high. Various finishes available.
Supplier Name
Hutton Stone Co Ltd
Main Contact
Marcus Paine
Contact Address
Masons & Stone Merchants, West Fishwick, Berwick-upon-Tweed, 
TD15 1XQ
Telephone Number
01289 386056
Is this product certified?

It is CE Marked where required

Lifespan of materials if maintained correctly (years)

100 years +

Availability - how easy is it to source the material

Readily available