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Clay Tiles : Oast Tiles

Oast tiles are found in Kent for the roundels on Oast Houses and are still made by a number of clay tile companies. They are also used on turrets.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Clay Tiles : Oast Tiles
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.
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.
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.
Tudor Roof Tile Co Ltd
Dengemarsh Road, Lydd, Kent, TN29 9JH
Tel 01797 320202 Fax 01797 320700
Email: info@tudorrooftiles.co.uk
Website: www.tudorrooftiles.co.uk
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.