Ashdowne handcrafted clay plain roof tiles

Premium handcrafted look for the ultimate finish

Advantages
  • The premium traditional handcrafted finish provides quality and beauty for a unique heritage finish
  • The mellow appearance and granular texture provide slight random irregularities giving each tile a unique character making each project truly singular and distinctive
  • A range of 2 colours available for design flexibility
  • A 'Very Good' certification for BES 6001 (all clay plain tiles)
  • A range of complementary fittings and accessories

Ashdowne handcrafted clay tiles are available in two weathered colours making them the ideal choice in a refurbishment project or to enhance the beauty of a new build development and complement the surrounding area.

The traditional handcrafted finish ensures each and every project takes on a beauty and character of its own, no two handcrafted roofs are ever alike.

For extra versaltility why not consider combining and mixing 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 now achieve extra credits under BREEAM. Click here to find out more.

If you would like to find out more about our truly complete roof system, underwritten by a 15 year warranty, please click here.

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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/m ² at 100mm gauge (roof)

53 tiles/m ² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Weight of Tiling

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

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

Battens Required

10.0 lin.m/m ² at 100mm gauge (roof)

8.7 lin.m/m ² at 115mm gauge (vertical)

Batten Size Recommended

38 x 25mm for rafters/supports not exceeding 600mm centres

Tile Nails

38mm x 2.65mm

Need a complete roof system? We’ve got you covered. Welcome to the most comprehensive roof system on the market. At Marley Eternit, we’ve pulled together all the elements you need to specify high-performance roofs for any type of scheme into one advanced solution. So now you can source everything – from the battens and underlay, through to the roof covering, components and fixings.

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Country of Production

Keele, UK

Environmental Management

14001

Quality Management

9001

Health and Safety Management

18001

LCA study

Can achieve a BRE 'A+' rating

Energy

Cured in gas fired kilns

Raw materials

Clay, sand, pigments and additives

Lifespan

> 60 years

Recyclability

Can be crushed and used as aggregate and/or as an inert bulk fill

Embodied Carbon Rates
Measurement metric No per sq m  Headlap / gauge M₂ conversion
KgCO₂e 60 100 28
KgCO₂e  53 115 25
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