Ancaster Weatherbed Limestone

Stone name: Ancaster Weatherbed Limestone
Geological type: Oolitic Jurassic limestone
Colour/texture: Beige with light blue intrusions in colour with small shells present
Maximum size: Up to 2.5 metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2410kg per cubic metre
Water absorption: 3.92%
Compressive strength: 50-100 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is unlikely

Ancaster Weatherbed Limestone

Stone name: Ancaster hard white limestone
Geological type: Oolitic Jurassic limestone
Colour/texture: Soft beige colour with small shells present
Maximum size: Up to 2.5 metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2299kg per cubic meter
Water absorption: 5.8%
Compressive strength: 25 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is likely if in incorrect application or failing to be maintained correctly

Cotswold Cream

Stone name: Cotswold Cream
Geological type: Oolitic Bioclastic limestone
Colour/texture: Pale yellow cream - medium grained
Maximum size: Up to 2.5 metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2002 kg per cubic meter
Water absorption: 9.20%
Compressive strength: 8.16 MPa

Guiting Gold

Stone name: Guiting Gold
Geological type: Oolitic Bioclastic limestone
Colour/texture: Yellow / cream - fine to medium grained
Maximum size: Up to 2.5 metres in length have been supplied
Density: 1832 kg per cubic meter
Water absorption: 11.8%
Compressive strength:8.77 MPa

Portland Limestone

Stone name: Portland Limestone
Geological type: Oolitic Jurassic limestone
Colour/texture: White to soft beige colour with small shells present on some beds
Maximum size: Up to three metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2376kg per cublic metre
Water absorption: 5.8%
Compressive strength:72 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is unlikely

Clipsham Limestone

Stone name: Clipsham Limestone
Geological type: Oolitic Jurassic limestone
Colour/texture: Varied cream-buff in colour with medium shells present
Maximum size: Up to two metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2177kg per cubic metre
Water absorption: 8.7%
Compressive strength:13.32 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is likely if in incorrect application or failing to be maintained correctly

Oolitic White Limestone

Stone name: Oolitic White Limestone
Geological type: Oolitic Jurassic limestone
Colour/texture: Light beige colour with small shells present
Maximum size: Up to three metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2114kg per cubic metre
Water absorption: 9.8%
Compressive strength:22.35 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is likely if in incorrect application or failing to be maintained correctly

Bath Limestone

Stone name: Bath Limestone
Geological type: Oolitic Jurassic limestone
Colour/texture: Soft beige colour with small shells present
Maximum size: Up to two metre lengths have been supplied
Density: 2126kg per cubic metre
Water absorption: 4.4%
Compressive strength:23 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is likely if in incorrect application or failing to be maintained correctly

Bath Base Bed

Stone name: Bath Base Bed
Geological type: Middle Jurassic Oolitic Limestone from the Bath Oolite Horizon
Colour/texture: Light buff, slightly open grained.
Maximum size: Up to three and a half metres in length have been supplied
Density: 2126kg per cubic metre
Water absorption: 7.40%
Compressive strength:22.50 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is unlikely

Bath Top Bed

Stone name: Bath Top Bed
Geological type: Middle Jurassic Oolitic Limestone from the Bath Oolite Horizon
Colour/texture: Cream buff finely grained stone which mellows to a honey colour
Maximum size: Up to 2.5 metre length have been supplied
Density: 1988kg per cubic meter
Water absorption: 11.60%
Compressive strength:13.80 N/mm2
Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is likely if in incorrect application or failing to be maintained correctly