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Caithness Slate


Caithness flagstone is one of Scotland’s most valuable natural resources and its unique property is that it has been laid down in distinct layers. These layers, or beds, occur in different thicknesses and can be opened up with simple tools to reveal natural surfaces that vary in texture.  

Stone Source Ltd is proud to be one of the leading suppliers and manufactures of Caithness slate, and Caithness Slate products.   A Devonian Sandstone, the distinctive jet black coloring and durability gives Caithness Stone its versatility to be found around the world in many of its different forms from hearths to paving to memorials.  

Stone Source Ltd provide an extensive, and exclusive, product range that compliments the natural characteristics of the stone.  In delivering these exclusive materials, we pride ourselves on combining quality workmanship, with the modern techniques and technology. 

In combining workmanship and modern techniques, Stone Source offer a unique product and a unique finish whether its honed, aged or flame textured – we do it all.  

Below is a list of some of the products we do, however if you have specific requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us 01463 238222 or 



As stone specialist, we are able to utilise modern technology along with quality workmanship to produce a wide range of products, finished to your exacting personalised standards.

Flooring and stairs

Caithness Flagstone interior flooring is highly durable which means it is well suited to interior locations that have a high volume of pedestrian traffic, such as shopping centres, airports, railway stations and large office buildings - however it is also suitable for smaller domestic projects.

As we are the premier manufacturer of Caithness slate flooring, we can manufacture to the customers specific size, thickness and finish. Just contact us for more information.

Bespoke Items

Whether its a bird bath or coffee table, we can most probably make it out of caithness slate. Contact us at for more information.

Kitchen Worktops and vanity units

Caithness Slate has various technical properties which make it ideally suited for slate worktops and kitchen work surfaces.

We provide full cutting and finishing service to satisfy the specifications for your custom made slate worktop. Kitchen work surfaces and worktops in slate for 'inset hobs', 'Belfast' or under mounted sinks as well as other appliances and facilities can be cut to template.

Paving and cobbles

As one of the most durable paving materials, Caithness flagstone is suitable for high volume pedestrian areas, as well as residential paths and garden patios. All material is supplied cut to size, in a range of finishes. For more information contact us today.


This Natural Dark Grey/Black Sandstone is quarried on varying natural beds from 20mm to 150mm. This has traditionally been used for Streetscape or Domestic interior and exterior paving.

With our new Technology we now offer this material for walling 100mm wide natural faced bed and random lengths up to 600mm long. At least one face has been split/guillotined/cropped and therefore can be used as Dyking stone built dry or traditional walling.

Crazy Paving

Crazy paving is a popular technique used in many driveways and paths throughout the UK.

A cost effective way to create a different look to pathways and patios, Caithness crazy paving is essentially irregular size and shape are laid in a randomly in a haphazard manner, can be used as paving or cladding for walling.
available 20-30 mm or 50-70 mm thick

Seating and benches

As stone specialist, we are able to utilise modern technology along with quality workmanship to produce a wide range of seating and benches, finished to your exacting personalised standards.


Our bespoke Caithness slate signs will give any property that authentic look. Whether engraving within paving or simply attached to a post or brickwork our bespoke sign service will give your property a touch of class and distinction.

As slate is a natural and extremely durable material, your sign will prove to not only look good in a variety of settings, but will do so for many years to come. Our slate signs are entirely bespoke, and can be manufactured to almost any shape, size or thickness.