Bowers Roach

Portland Stone Bowers Roach

 

Description

Shell Content

Shelly Roach contains large grey shell fragments. The shells include Turreted Gastropods (Portland Screws) as well as large clam shells.

The Roach on this panel is facebedded.

Shell Distribution

The shelliest sections of Roach tend to be towards the middle of the blocks.

Texture

The large Turreted Gastropods and clam shells are associated with voids. Some of the voids can be in excess of 50mm long and the stone's texture in between the voids is often tight and dense.

Colour

Typical Portland colour - creamy/white, although the large concentrations of grey shells can darken the overall colour.

Mine Report No. 86

  • Spring 2017
  • Bowers Mine, Portland

Maximum Block Sizes

  • Overall Size: 4.32m³
  • Length: 4.00m
  • Bed Height: 2.00m

Average Block Sizes in Stock

  • Overall Size: 1.58m³
  • Length: 1.84m
  • Bed Height: 0.77m

Current Availability

  • (0-3 months) 500-1,000m³

Future Availability

  • (3-12 months) 500-1,000m³

CE Certificates and Declarations of Performance

Technical Data Sheets

Specification Clauses

Q25 - Natural Stone Slab/Brick/Sett/Cobble Paving

Q50 Site/Street Furniture/Equipement CURRENTLY BEING RE-WRITTEN.  AVAILABLE SOON