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.
  • Available in two colours.
  • 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 roof fittings and accessories work with all elements of our Marley full roof system, both clay and concrete, ensuring product specification is quicker and easier, and the finished roof delivers outstanding quality and craftsmanship. Our extensive range of fitting and accessories includes fixings, dry fix and ventilation and all products to complete a full roof system with a 15-year guarantee. To learn more, see our full range of roof fittings and accessories.

A distinctive range of 2 colours that add character and have a lasting beauty improving with each passing season.

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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