Traditionally flags were in great demand for paving stones, gateposts, cattle stall divisions, cisterns and roofing. A large number of town centres are a testament to the durability of York flagstones, mellowed by years of wear and withstanding the test of time and increasing amount and weight of traffic. This sandstone is particularly popular for garden paths, patios, terraces and driveways.

Light to dark beige in colour, York Rothendale Riven is very hardwearing and will still look as good in years to come as the day it was laid.

Riven is a rough, natural and uneven finish, created when stones are skilfully cleft by hand along their thin bed layer. Available with fettered or square edges.

We recommend the following finishes which enhance the natural characteristics of this stone:

How to make an order or enquiry

Artorius Faber provide expert advice and sample consultancy, and craft our British stone to match your requirements. Each requirement for stone flooring, paving and bespoke architectural items are designed, cut and finished at our Somerset based factory and delivered directly to your project ready to be expertly fitted.

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