Asbestos slate

Asbestos slate

An artificial roofing slate that is manufactured with asbestos-reinforced cement.
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Specifically, they have discussed supply of natural gas, heating oil, electricity from Turkmenistan to Kyrgyzstan, supply of cement, asbestos slate, glass, granite, marble from Kyrgyzstan to Turkmenistan.
"What we have lost is the regional distinctiveness that these materials gave - breeze-blocks and asbestos slates look the same everywhere."
The old external cladding and roof covering were removed, exposing asbestos slates which were put on during the war when it was used as an old Battle of Britain aerodrome.

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