Scotch Buff Sandstone

Scotch Buff sandstone is quarried at Scotch Corner near Richmond, North Yorkshire. Scotch Buff sandstone is a popular choice for large developments thanks to its warm buff colour. This stone showcases darker spots and linear markings that add to its overall appearance.
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Scotch Buff is a Medium grained Carboniferous Westphalian sandstone, Generally Buff in colour with occasional brown bed lines and speckles. Darker buff to almost light orange patches also appear within the stone.
Scotch Buff 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 Scotch Buff 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.

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

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

Scotch Buff 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 Scotch Buff 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