ridge tile


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ridge tile

A tile which is curved in section, often decorative, used to cover the ridge of a roof.
See also: Tile

ridge tile, crown tile

A tile which is curved in section, often decorative, used to cover the ridge of a roof.
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Adding to the confusion, I was informed that there were three other equestrian ridge tiles located on roofs in St.
Place the old ridge tile into the fresh bed of mortar and gently tap it down until it is in line with the existing ridge tiles.
Incidentally, Hear2Day's new asphalt and concrete division also happens to be in the area and would be delighted to lay a new front drive, where falling ridge tiles, the ones which missed the car, have caused unsightly dents.
"I was on the roof and just looking up at the gable to work out how long it would take us when I suddenly slipped and my overalls got hooked over one of the ridge tiles. Nothing like this had ever happened before."
The expert found that on that occasion Prentice had simply replaced the ridge tile he had removed and had over-pointed the second chimney stack.
"Now I've got that appearing in my bedroom and the next thing that happens is it will separate the ridge tiles and allow water to come in."
"The following Wednesday the entrance area was awash with water and when the buildings manager investigated again he found that the thieves had come back sometime on Tuesday night and ripped out the remaining lead, causing considerable damage to ridge tiles, and slates, and one section of the parapet had been destroyed by sledge hammers to release the lead."
Several windows and ridge tiles were smashed, tools damaged and lengths of newlyinstalled lead taken from the clock tower.
The resident was told PS400-worth of ridge tiles needed replacing.
The scheduled monuments were part of Walker's Pottery, which produced bricks, roof ridge tiles and chimney pots, among many other items.
Now he's disappeared, leaving a ladder on the roof and holes where he'd taken ridge tiles off.