This is an introduction to sandstone and limestone roofs in the UK. It contains information on the history, geology and use of stone slates or tilestones and it will help you to identify the type of stone you are interested in and to find a supply if it is still available. Start here

Roofing Traditions in Britain and Ireland


If any regard is to be had to the general beauty of the landscape, the natural material of the special countryside should be used instead of imported material.   

William Morris, 1890