Natural Limestone Paving Block has sawn sides and faces and maybe laid using similar techniques as the more traditional concrete block paving. This is a rumbled limestone with weathered edges but a smooth honed surface and forms an ideal match for the midnight paving slabs. Midnight limestone has dark grey/black color shades that gradually lighten in sunlight
Due to the excess weight of this product, specialist offload/delivery will be required. If you cannot supply your own offload equipment please call us to discuss alternative options
Limestone is an attractive and very durable natural stone paving block which has a softer appearance than sandstone and features a variable soft riven finish. We offer three colors of this sawn edge paving, which will complement classic and contemporary gardens alike.
Limestone paving is incredibly versatile and comes in a variety of styles and shades. You can choose a more traditional golden yellow shade for a rustic and traditional feel, or a sleek blue and black shade for a modern garden patio.
Our best selling Black Kadapa Limestone Slabs combine the performance of limestone paving with elegant blue and black shades. They will gradually and effectively fade to a stylish grey with time, however, this can be prevented by using our Pavestone Black Stone Sealer.
Our Natural Limestone Paving Slabs feature round corners and a smooth finish, so they can blend in with older properties. They are handcrafted by our stonemasons to ensure a rustic, antique feel. These paving slabs are also suitable for indoor use, so you could create a seamless transition from your kitchen to your patio.
For further advice on our limestone paving blocks, contact our team today.
Limestone is fine textured and finished, so it takes on a distinctive, velvety finish when cut for paving. Dark grey, blue-grey, pale grey, cream, and tan colors are usually the easiest to find and limestone tends to be more evenly colored than sandstone or granite. The very fine grain of Limestone makes it relatively easy to cut into all sorts of decorative shapes. Our most popular items include the dark Kota Black and Kota Blue Indian Limestone paving slabs, named due to their sourcing from the Jaipur district of Rajasthan in India.
Natural Stone Characteristics:
All-natural Limestone products are unique and will vary in colour and texture, often showing distinctive markings, minor imperfections and may include mineral deposits such as iron and quartzite. Sizes are nominal and may vary to others. Earthstones paving manufacturers include the pointing allowance in the individual slab sizes whereas others include the pointing allowance in the overall pack coverage. The product images shown are as accurate as photographic processes allow and may appear differently in accordance with lighting conditions and screen calibration in addition to the natural variation occurring between batches. Images may not be a true representation of particular product size, use or laying pattern. Descriptions provided offer a combination of the Limestone manufacturer's and our own opinion of the product's characteristics and features.
Limestone is a type of sedimentary rock formed mainly from calcium carbonate. This is often as a result of the accumulation of shell, coral, and algal matter formed in the clear, warm shallow marine waters. Natural limestone paving has a textured feel and a gently undulating surface, but without the riven texture found in sandstone. It is available in a selection of finishes: a natural finish with hand-chipped edges, an antique or tumbled finish where the surface and edges have been smoothed to create an aged appearance and a sawn finish where the surface is flat with a slip-resistant, sand-blasted surface and sawn edges. It is often produced in a calibrated thickness where the variation in thickness of the slab is kept to a minimum to aid the laying process. Its colours are far more consistent across each slab than sandstone.
Limestone tends to come in a choice of three colours, buff/grey, Kota/steel blue and black/ dark grey. The darker black shades can gradually lighten with weathering, however, sealing the paving will help retain the dark colouration. Other minerals may appear within the stone such as quartzite veining and iron oxide.
Delivery: Currently approx. 5-7 working days. Due to Covid-19 these might change, for more information on delivery times read our Covid-19 Update.
Charcoal Natural Limestone Block Paving Setts are a very dark greyish limestone tumbled setts in 50mm. They are sawn and tumbled natural stone setts. The colours are only a reference and because of the nature of the natural paving stone, there may be slight colour variation with tones and patterns.