Old Kent Pegs and Leadwork Turret Roofing

One of our favourite projects involved intricate detailing of not only lead work, but mitred tiling to form corners, the type of job to really test a roofer! I will soon be adding another page to this site relating to Oast house roofing and turrets in clay tiles and Old Kent Pegs. I will then up load some images of our proud work. The tiling itself was fishtail with bull-nose and plain peg tiles mixed, forming a nice pattern. The turret has 8 sides with vertical tiling beneath the windows.  The mitres were cut and lead soakers dressed for weathering, giving a smooth transition from once … [Read more...]