About Tandoor Brown Limestone
Tandoor Brown Limestone is available in Brownish yellow color and generally used both for interiors as well as exteriors. This stone has a very uniform natural split surface finish. It is used in form of tiles, slabs, cobbles. Tandoor Brown limestones of these areas were used for building in Roman times and, in later centuries and to-date, have been the traditional building material of their localities, Many buildings throughout these counties bear witness to this. In addition, some limestones are extensively used outside their areas of origins as is evidenced by the many fine buildings to be seen throughout the British Isles, particularly in major cities and towns. Cathedrals, churches and numerous public and private buildings provide outstanding examples of the durability and beauty of these limestones and they show through the skill of the mason, how this stone is so eminently suitable for producing masonry of excellence in all aspects of plain and detailed work that may be required.
The colours of Limestone range from almost white to the warm honey tone of Bath stones with grey/blue and darker browns a feature in some limestones. Textures range from fine even grained stones to the smooth fossil bearing types.
Tandoor Brown limestone generally have good load bearing properties and weathering characteristics although correct detailing is important as with all building materials. Limestones must not be used above sandstones on exterior elevations.
The properties of individual types of stone can vary considerably and advice should always be sought on the selection of suitable stones, both for general and particular applications.