Hip tile


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Hip tile

A convex-shaped tile used to cover a roof hip, installed overlapping along the edge of the hip.
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hip tile

A saddle-shaped tile used to cover the hips of a roof.
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The most vulnerable parts are unfortunately the bits that are the least accessible ( the chimney, the ridge and hip tiles, the gable edges to the roof and any coping stones.