Locharbriggs Sandstone

One of the best known red sandstones we supply, Locharbriggs sandstone has been used on high profile projects all over the UK. Quarried in Dumfries and Galloway, Locharbriggs sandstone has a distinctive black marking through its rich red appearance.
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Locharbriggs Sandstone is a medium grained Permian sandstone with subtle bedding plains throughout. It is a rich red colour with linear black banding. This gives Locharbriggs its distinctive appearance, making it a popular choice for projects all over the UK.

Locharbriggs Sandstone is cut and profiled for sale to domestic and commercial projects by:
Cumbrian Stone Ltd, Montal Place, Stalker Road, Gilwilly Industrial Estate, Penrith, CA11 9FE.

All stones are cut to order, and is generally Locharbriggs Sandstone is available within the following size limitations:
Maximum Length – 2500mm
Maximum Bed Height – 600mm
Minimum Recommended Thickness/Depth – Vertical Cladding 75mm / Horizontal Paving & Copings 50mm

Please note that these limitations can vary depending on the unit sizes required. For all large units it is advisable to contact us to discuss the sizes achievable.

Locharbriggs Sandstone is suitable for most masonry applications, including walling, traditional cladding and architectural features.

Locharbriggs Sandstone is NOT suitable for use as a thin cladding/kerf and rail/rainscreen cladding system, and should only be used as paving in domestic/low footfall areas.

Locharbriggs 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 Locharbriggs 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.

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Cumbrian Stone Ltd

Montal Place

Gilwilly Industrial Estate

Penrith, Cumbria

CA11 9FE

Showroom Opening Times

Monday – Thursday

8.00 – 17.00

Closed Friday to Sunday


01768 867867