Longridge Sandstone

A durable and hard wearing buff sandstone, Longridge sandstone is one of the most popular buff sandstones that we supply. Quarried near Preston in Lancashire, Longridge sandstone features a unique orange swirl through the buff stone that helps add character to any project.
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Longridge Stone is a hard-wearing medium to coarse grained millstone grit. It is generally light buff in colour with swirls of golden brown / orange giving it a distinct and varied natural appearance. Oxidisation can sometimes occur on the face of the stone causing a dark discolouration.

Longridge 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 Longridge Sandstone is available within the following size limitations:
Maximum Length – 2500mm
Maximum Bed Height – 600mm
Minimum Recommended Thickness/Depth – Vertical and Horizontal Applications 40mm

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.

Longridge Sandstone is suitable for most masonry applications, including walling, paving, traditional cladding and architectural features, and can be utilised as a 40mm thin cladding using a kerf and rail/rainscreen cladding system (subject to suitable design).

Longridge 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 Longridge 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