The Yorkstone from our own quarry, Branshaw, is unique from other quarries within the area. It is pale grey in colour with some hints of buff. The natural formation of the sandstone gives a dappled pattern which varies block to block, becoming more pronounced when wet. The stone has a modern and contemporary look, yet still holds the hard wearing characteristics of natural Yorkstone.
Very pale grey to greyish cream, fine to medium grained sandstone/gritstone, well to very well compacted, hard to very hard and robust.
Below are some examples of the natural characteristics of stone from Branshaw Quarry.