Witton Fell Specification

Stone name: Witton Fell Sandstone

Geological type: Carboniferous sandstone

Colour/texture: Buff with pink intrusions, fine to medium grained

Maximum size: Lengths over three metres have been supplied

Density: 2201kg per cubic metre

Water absorption: 4.94%

Compressive strength: 42 N/mm2

Freeze thaw resistance: Tests indicate that failure due to frost action is unlikely