Having taken delivery of 10 tons of the stone we'd dug out and loaded the day before, it all looked very different. It had rained overnight and the sticky clay was very apparent. This meant that an entire day was spent washing both sides of every single piece of stone with high pressure washers (and cleaning up the drive which resembled a river bed!)
By the end of the day. we were all splattered in water and clay from head to toe! All totally worthwhile as the colours of the stone are now revealed in all their glory.
The stone was also barrowed to where it will be needed for building and from in front of Mellings's garage door allowing him access in and out!
Today, Chris began on the (former) grass steps and now we have natural stone and not (cut) flagstones, we can retain the original curved shape of the steps.