Peak Moor Sandstone

Quarried on Stanton Moor near Matlock in Derbyshire and situated inside the Peak District National Park.

Peak Moor is a fine to medium grained sandstone, predominantly buff in colour with occasional pink markings and / or brown iron intrusions. It is essentially a free stone and therefore almost equally durable in most common masonry applications, whichever way it’s natural bed is laid. Peak Moor Sandstone is highly sought after by architects nationwide. The Peak Moor stone has been used on many projects world-wide including many large houses; Liverpool Library; Cheetham School of Music and Peel Court, Manchester; St. Paul’s, Sheffield; Melbourne University, Australia; Tullamore Distillery in Ireland; West Regent street, Glasgow; Wotton Hall, Staffordshire and Christ Church Court near St. Paul’s in London.

The quarry is usually worked all year round by one of our quarry teams and collections via 18-tonne rigid tipper vehicles are possible direct from the quarry. Stocks are also held at our BlockStore in Cadeby where availability is usually within 24 hrs. Please contact our sales office for further details 01246 554450 or email: office@blockstone.com
Average block size: 1500L x 800W x 800H.
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