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Floor Tiles, Quarry, Terracotta, Pammets & Pamments

Square terracotta floor tiles have been popular since the medieval period, and from the 16th century have been characterised by the large quarry tile, known as Pammets or Pamments in East Anglia, used in farmhouses. It is still popular today for a rustic look.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Floor Tiles, Quarry, Terracotta, Pammets & Pamments
Aldershaw Handmade Tiles Ltd
Pokehold Wood Kent Street Sedlescombe Nr Battle East Sussex TN33 0SD
Tel 01424 756777 Fax 01424 756888
Email: tiles@aldershaw.co.uk
Website: www.aldershaw.co.uk
Aldershaw Handmade Tile Ltd make a number of tradtional clay products, and use the local Wealden clay. Products include handmade peg tiles, Cambridge mix tiles, oast house tiles, ornamental tiles, roof finials, floor tiles and mathematical tiles.
Antique Buildings Ltd
Hunterswood Farm, Alfold Road, Dunsfold, Godalming, Surrey, GU8 4NP
Tel 01483-200477
Email: info@antiquebuildings.com
Website: www.antiquebuildings.com
Antique Buildings Ltd was founded in 1975, specialising in ancient oak-framed buildings. They are architectural consultants on re-erecting and converting timber frames, holding stocks of complete frames of buildings, such as houses, barns, cartsheds, and granaries, painstakingly drawn, numbered and photographed, before being carefully dismantled for re-erection. They also can supply reclaimed oak beams, handmade peg tiles, handmade bricks, Yorkstone Flags, Bargate Stone, Sussex Stone, Oak Plank Doors, Yorkstone and Granite Setts, Terracotta Floor Tiles, Brick Pavers, and reclaimed floorboards.
Bulmer Brick & Tile Co Ltd
The Brickfields, Bulmer, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 7EF
Tel 01787 269232 Fax 01787 269040
Email: bbt@bulmerbrickandtile.co.uk
Website: www.bulmerbrickandtile.co.uk
The Bulmer Brick and Tile Company make a variety of washed clay cutting bricks and moulded bricks in a variety of shapes, including rubbed brick, gauged brick, Suffolk whites, floor tiles and mathematical tiles.
Dutch Delft Tiles / Oudolf jr
Broekstraat 17, 6999 DE, Hummelo, The Netherlands, Visit by appointment.
Tel +31 (0) 314 38 1135 Fax +31 (0) 314 38 1148
Email: info@delfttiles.com
Website: www.delfttiles.com
Our company is a supplier of traditional hand crafted Delft Tiles, to authentic and traditional patterns. We are a dynamic company with a zeal for traditional materials that attract attention because of their unique characteristics and appeal. This allows us to meet the increasing demand for distinctive materials that can be processed in a modern or traditional way. Our goal is to offer a balanced product range that is compatible as for atmosphere and style and meets the highest quality standards. Other products include wall tiles, plain and coloured with custom tiles and glazes, as well as terracotta floor tiles.
Kent Clay Tiles Ltd
Mountfield Road, New Romney, Kent TN28 8LH
Tel 01797 364777 Fax 01797 363932
Email: sales@kentclaytiles.co.uk
Website: www.kentclaytiles.co.uk
Located in New Romney, Kent, Kent Clay Tiles is leading the way in reviving the handmade clay roof tile industry. Using only the finest clay sourced from the UK and traditional skills combined with modern kiln technology, we have over 50 years combined experience in the handmade clay tile, Peg tile and fittings sector enabling us to advise clients on product and design solutions, technical expertise all backed up by first class customer service support. Tested and approved by Lucideon, our affordable, genuine handmade clay tiles include standard and bespoke colours and styles, offering the architect, specifier or homeowner complete freedom to achieve the roof they desire.
Lassco
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, London SW8 2LG Three Pigeons, London Road, Milton Common, Oxfordshire OX9 2JN Ropewalk (Floors), Millstream Road, Bermondsey London SE1 3PA
Tel 020 7394 2100 Fax 020 7501 7797
Email: brunswick@lassco.co.uk
Website: www.lassco.co.uk
Lassco deals in architectural antiques with branches in London and Oxfordshire. Items include chimneypieces, doors, door furniture, panelling, stone and timber flooring, cast iron radiators, bathrooms, lighting, mirrors etc.
Norfolk Pamments Ltd
Factory: 6b, Pulham Market Hall, Station Road, Pulham Market, Norfolk IP21 4XF Office: 5 Church Road, Aslacton, Norfolk NR15 2JH
Tel 07940 852651 or 01379 674595
Email: info@pamments.co.uk
Website: www.pamments.co.uk
Pamments (or pammets) are traditional handmade terracotta floor tiles. They are individually made from raw regional clays in a range of pinks , reds and rustic colours. The sizes are as standard 9”x9”x3/4” or 1” and 12”x12”x1” with bespoke sizes made to order. Pamments are frequently chosen for conservation and renovation projects in churches and listed properties, contributing to the protection of England’s heritage. Gardens old and new are enhanced by their use for patios and paths.
Spicer Tiles
Unit 20, Mountfield Road, New Romney, Kent TN28 8LH
Tel 01797-364777
Email: sales@kentclaytiles.co.uk
Website: www.kentclaytiles.co.uk
A family owned and operated business, based in Ashford, Kent, Spicer Tiles specialise in the production of hand made clay peg tiles and fittings. Their tiles display all the hallmarks of a hand made product, subtle variations of size and texture and even foldmarks in the clay, unique features which can only be produced by hand. They also make terracotta floor tiles, and can make the following to order ; oast tiles, mono ridge, mathematical tiles, mansard tiles and ornamental tiles.
York Handmade
Forest Lane, Alne, York, North Yorkshire YO61 1TU
Tel 01347 838881 Fax 01347 838885
Email: sales@yorkhandmade.co.uk
Website: www.yorkhandmade.co.uk
The York Handmade Brick Company are best know for characterful handmade red brickrange but their range includes terracotta floor tiles, brick pavers, brick specials and Williamson Cliff fire clay bricks, a good match for Gault Bricks..
Fired Earth, see website Telephone 0845 366 040 Website: www.firedearthshop.com
Terrafirma Tiles, High Street Stockbridge SO20 6HF Telephone 01264 810 315 Fax 01264 810166 Website: www.terrafirmatiles.co.uk