Ashdowne Handcrafted Clay Roof Tiles

Traditionally handcrafted tiles for a unique heritage finish.

  • The mellow appearance and granular texture provide natural irregularities, giving each tile a unique character. This makes each project truly singular and distinctive.
  • Now manufactured with advanced technology for an even closer resemblance to heritage clay tiles.
  • Certified 'Excellent' for BES 6001
  • Available with a range of complementary fittings and accessories

Compatibility, functionality and beautiful aesthetics for the perfect finish across every roof style

Our extensive range of roof fittings and accessories work with all elements of the full Marley Roof System, ensuring product specification and installation is quicker and easier. What's more, a complete Marley Roof System comes with a 15 year guarantee for further security and peace of mind. Take a look at our full range of roof fittings and accessories.

Available in 2 stunning colours that offer warmth and character, popular in large parts of Southern England.

Experiencing the vast variety of textures and colours that our roof tiles provide up close can guide you in the decision-making process when selecting roof coverings. Our efficient sample service can help you in this process.

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They’re available in two distinct colours, and are the ideal choice in a refurbishment project, or to enhance the beauty of a new build development. You can even combine the colour range to add extra warmth and texture to your project.

Accreditation to the BES 6001 Framework Standard for Responsible Sourcing means that projects using our clay tiles can get extra credits under BREEAM. 

The traditional handcrafted finish of the Ashdowne clay tiles ensures each and every project takes on a beauty and character all of its own.

Technical specification

Size of Tile 265mm x 165mm
Minimum Pitch 35º
Maximum Pitch 90º
Minimum Headlap

65mm (roof)

37.5mm (vertical)

Maximum Gauge

100mm (roof) 

115mm (vertical)

Cover Width 165mm (normal)
Covering Capacity

60 tiles/m² at 100mm gauge (roof)

53 tiles/m² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Weight of Tiling

65kg/m² (0.64 kN/m ² ) at 100mm gauge (roof)

57kg/m² (0.56 kN/m ² ) at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Battens Required

10.0 lin.m/m² at 100mm gauge (roof)

8.7 lin.m/m² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Batten Size Recommended 38 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres 
Tile Nails 38mm x 2.65mm

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