Oathill Cotswold Cream Limestone


Oathill Cotswold Cream limstone is an oolitic bioclastic limestone from the Oathill Quarry located at Temple Guiting in Gloucestershire. Oathill Cotswold Cream is a medium grained limestone ranging from yellow to cream in colour.

Oathill Cotswold Cream limestone is widely used as traditional walling for residential and landscaping projects in the Cotswolds.

Marshalls Stancliffe Stones are able to offer a full range of UK stone types and colours including Limestones, Sandstones and Ironstones.

For more information on Oathill Cotswold Cream limestone, talk to us on 0845 302 0702 or contact Marshalls Stancliffe Stones online. You can also request natural stone samples online.

  • STONE TYPE: Oolitic Bioclastic Limestone
  • QUARRY LOCATION: Oathill Quarry, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire


  • Geological Type Oolitic Bioclastic Limestone
  • Colour / Texture Pale yellow cream - medium grained
  • Maximum Size Please consult
  • Petrographic Description Oolitic bioclastic limestone BSEN 12407:2000
  • Apparent Density 1990 kgm┬»3-3 BSEN 1936 : 2006
  • Open Porosity 26.8 % BSEN 1936: 2006
  • Water Absorption 10.8% (by wt) BSEN 13755:2002
  • Flexural Strength 2.2 MPa BSEN 13161:2001
  • Frost Resistance Please consult BSEN 13161:2001
  • Compressive Strength 17 MPa BSEN:2006
  •   16.52 MPa BSEN 772-1:2000
  • Breaking Load at Dowel Hole 1550 N BSEN 13364:2002
  • Water Absorption by Capillarity 112.78 g/m 2/s BSEN 1925:1999

NOTE: This data should only be used as an indication of the future performance of the stone. Test results may not be representative of the whole quarry. The information given is for guidance only and is subject to alteration without notice. We recommend that customers contact Stancliffe Stone to ensure that the details are currently valid. Stone being a natural product may vary significantly in colour and texture within the same range of stone. The stone image on this page is only as accurate as the screen/print out device allows. It is strongly recommended that stone samples are requested to check colour and texture prior to ordering.