Clay Tiles : Peg Tiles
Clay peg tiles, consist of a plain tile with holes for pegs, instead of the later nibs. They have been around since the 12th century and historically have a wide distribution, occurring in most places where clay is found, but their use is now most evident in the South East. Kent peg tiles are slightly smaller than other peg tiles.
Companies supplying goods or services for Clay Tiles : Peg Tiles
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.
Babylon Tiles Works produce traditional handmade Kent peg tiles. The company was founded in 1989 and is based in Kent, using clay extracted from their grounds in Kent making them truly Kent peg tiles. They are currently producing tiles in various styles and shapes, based on their two colour scheme, traditional terracotta and a darker antique. As well as peg tiles, they produce ornamental tiles, angle and bonnet tiles, saddleback and hogsback ridge tiles and vented tiles.
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.
The name Keymer has since 1588 has made quality hand made clay roof tiles. The Keymer range includes handmade clay plain tiles, peg tiles, bonnet and ridge tiles in half round, third round, hogback, roll top and coxcomb, as well as ornamental tiles with club, diamond, point, and bullnose fittings. The finials are available in a variety of patterns including the well known wyvern dragon. Discrete in line ridge and tile vents are also available.
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.
The company, founded in 1986, produces authentic hand-made clay tiles. All tiles are hand moulded and fittings are cut individually from the lump. This traditional process, combined with specially developed firing techniques, imparts the unique character to all the company's output. They make handmade plain tiles, Kent peg tiles, ornamental tiles, oast tiles and a special bat access tile.