York Stone Paving
There are two main catagories of
paving slabs often refered to as yorkstone flags, because of the shape and
setts which are sometimes called
slabs have a larger surface area in relation to depth than setts and were used for pavements, paths in fact anywhere that would be predominately walked on.
setts have a relatively small surface area in relation to depth and were most often used in roadways, yards and drives, places that in the main were used by vehicles.
Inorganic secondary stone with less obvious bedding strata with angular, usually coarse grains.
is more usualy a gritsone than a sandstone, the less obvious bedding strata makes it a particularly good material for setts.
Sedimentary rock consisting mainly of calcium carbonate.