Corsehill SandstoneCorsehill sandstone is a fine grained red sandstone quarried near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway. Corsehill sandstone is often a popular choice for memorials and carvings, and is also regularly utilised for walling and external features on newbuild projects. Get In TouchSee Our Full Range
Corsehill quarry is located near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway. Corsehill was extensively quarried in the 1800s supplying stone to the likes of Liverpool Street Station in London. Having closed in the 1940s the quarry was reopened in 1982 and has since supplied many high-profile projects, with large reserves for the future. Due to the quality and durability of the quarried block, Cumbrian Stone’s Corsehill sandstone products can now be found on projects across all areas of the UK.
Corsehill Sandstone Typical Variations
The top six samples shown on the above variation photo show a rubbed/ashlar finish. The bottom left sample shows a sandblasted finish. The bottom centre sample shows a pitched/rock faced walling finish. The variations shown in the above sample panel are indicitive of the different variations commonly found in Corsehill Sandstone. As sandstone is a natural product it is not possible to guarantee the inclusion or exclusion of any natural variations within newly cut sandstone units.
Technical Data* for Corsehill Sandstone
|Compressive Strength||32 MPA|
|Durability (Freeze Thaw)||84|
|Flexural Strength||5.6 MPA|
|Breaking Load at Dowel Hole||NPD|
|Slip Resistance (Dry)||NPD|
|Slip Resistance (Wet)||NPD|
|Reaction to Fire||Euroclass A1|
*Please note that as natural stone is a natural product there can be variations in the composition of the stone that would result in these test results varying across the raw material. These results are an average taken from the testing of multiple samples taken from several quarried blocks. Cumbrian Stone would always recommend consulting a structural engineer to establish the minimum required properties where natural stone is being used for structural purposes, and the results contained on this sheet are not to be taken as a structural recommendation in any case.
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