Stone type Sandstone
Colours Fawn
Grey
Ochre
Availability Architectural stonework
External paving
Internal paving
Roofs
Walls
Facilities Finishing
Polishing
Primary sawing
Secondary sawing
Compressive strength (MPa) 128N/mm2 parallel to grain; 150N/mm2 perpendicular to grain
Flexural strength (MPa) 37.2
Density (kg/m3) 2684
Water absorption (%) 0.1 by weight
Porosity (%) 0.3%
Saturation co-efficient (%) 0.98
Slip resistance (wet) 62 wet
 
 
 

A & D Sutherland Ltd provides Caithness flagstone from Spittal Quarry in northern Scotland.

The flagstone is an attractive, durable stone which is impervious to moisture and extremes of temperature and humidity.

Colour

Caithness flagstone is fine grained with a dark grey colour that may weather to fawn or ochre.

Thickness

  • Slab nominal thicknesses in relation to applications:
  • 30mm – pedestrian and cycle areas, gardens, balconies
  • 35mm – occasional car, light vehicles and motorcycle access; garage entrances
  • 40mm – pedestrian areas, market places occasionally used by delivery and emergency vehicles
  • 50mm – pedestrian areas often used by heavy lorries
  • 65mm – roads and streets, petrol stations

Usage

Caithness flagstone has been used in several prestigious projects throughout the UK and is suitable for both traditional and modern developments of interior and exterior locations.


A & D Sutherland Ltd provides Caithness flagstone from Spittal Quarry in northern Scotland.

The flagstone is an attractive, durable stone which is impervious to moisture and extremes of temperature and humidity.

Colour

Caithness flagstone is fine grained with a dark grey colour that may weather to fawn or ochre.

Thickness

  • Slab nominal thicknesses in relation to applications:
  • 30mm – pedestrian and cycle areas, gardens, balconies
  • 35mm – occasional car, light vehicles and motorcycle access; garage entrances
  • 40mm – pedestrian areas, market places occasionally used by delivery and emergency vehicles
  • 50mm – pedestrian areas often used by heavy lorries
  • 65mm – roads and streets, petrol stations

Usage

Caithness flagstone has been used in several prestigious projects throughout the UK and is suitable for both traditional and modern developments of interior and exterior locations.


 
 
 
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A & D Sutherland Ltd
Spittal Quarry
Watten
Wick
KW1 5XR
Tel: 01847 841239
Fax: 01847 841321
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