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Stoke Ground Stone

Stoke Ground Top Bed

Top Bed is a finely grained limestone with a pale cream / buff colour which mellows with age to a honey colour. It is suitable for all carving, ashlar walling and fireplaces. Top Bed Bath Stone is extensively used in restoration work and new builds throughout the UK. It possesses an unusually high bed height of up to 1600mm and is therefore attractive to masons and carvers.,

Technical details:

Geological Type:
Jurassic Limestone
Colour:
Pale Cream / Buff
Maximum sizes:
3500mm x 1600mm x 1000mm
Density:
kg/m3 1988
Porosity:
22.95%
Saturation Coefficient:
1.00
Water Absorption:
11.60% (by weight)
Compressive Strength:
MPa 13.80
Thermal Conductivity:
1.50w/mc

 

Stoke Ground Base Bed

Base Bed is a light buff / grey slightly open grained limestone, with small intermittent shell deposits. Suitable for all flooring, fireplaces, ashlar walling, exposed and weathering areas: cornices, copying, string courses. Extensively used in restoration and new build throughout the UK. Bed Heights of 800mm.

Technical details:

Geological Type:
Jurassic Limestone
Colour:
Pale Cream / Buff
Maximum sizes:
3500mm x 800mm x 1000mm
Density:
kg/m3 2126
Porosity:
22.50%
Saturation Coefficient:
0.75
Water Absorption:
7.40% (by weight)
Compressive Strength:
MPa 22.50
Thermal Conductivity:
1.50w/mc

 

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