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Shingles : Oak

Oak shingles have a long and ancient history of use in Britain and their use is recorded in the early medieval period. Cleft Oak shingles have a particular rustic character.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Shingles : Oak
The Cleft Wood Co
The Old Dairy, Pond Farm, Calvert Rd, Steeple Claydon, Buckingham MK18 2HD
Tel Mob : 07813 760763
Email: enquiries@cleftwood.com
Website: www.cleftwood.com
The Cleft Wood Company produce cleft oak fencing including cleft post and rail fencing and park palings, as well as riven Oak laths, battens, pegs, split hazel and Oak beams.
W L West & Sons Ltd
Selham, Petworth, West Sussex, GU28 0PJ
Tel 01798 861611 Fax 01798 861633
Email: sales@wlwest.co.uk
Website: www.wlwest.co.uk/
Established in 1865. W L West & Sons Ltd is an old established family timber merchant specialising in hardwoods. Reproduction of mouldings to fit with heritage projects. Manufacture of Flooring to meet a project specification, and produce parquet flooring. Supply of Fencing and manufactures of bespoke gates. Structural Oak beams, both fresh and air dried. Shakes and shingles - UK agent for Bavarian shake manufacturers, supplying hand cleft Oak and Larch roof shakes in the UK, this company has developed a specialist Shake specifically for Church Spires and roofs. Timber supplies All types of timber including cladding and weatherboarding.
English Woodlands Timber, Telephone 01730 816941 Website: www.englishwoodlandstimber.co.uk