1. Bourgogne Château Vintaged Finish is a French limestone with colour tones ranging from caramel to taupe. £155 per sq m (including VAT) from Artisans of Devizes (01380 720007; http://artisansofdevizes.com)
2. Berkeley Grey flagstone is a hard, durable limestone, which is suitable for inside and outside. From £45 per sq m from Natural Stone Consulting (0845 521 8700; www.naturalstoneconsulting. co.uk)
3. Milan Tumbled Limestone from Mandarin Stone. From £39 per sq m (01600 715444; www.mandarinstone.com)
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