slate roof


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Noun1.slate roof - a roof covered with slateslate roof - a roof covered with slate    
roof - a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
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slate roof

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But on the other side, on the flat Essex side, a shapeless and desolate red edifice, a vast pile of bricks with many windows and a slate roof more inaccessible than an Alpine slope, towers over the bend in monstrous ugliness, the tallest, heaviest building for miles around, a thing like an hotel, like a mansion of flats (all to let), exiled into these fields out of a street in West Kensington.
I paid over PS10,000 to have a new slate roof installed at my house.
Built from mostly dressed stone and complete with a slate roof, you enter the house into a long hallway which leads off to the ground-floor rooms.
A highly detailed pedestrian walkway, number of ornate columns, slate roof, radiant in-floor heating system and exterior stamped concrete were among the reasons for the high bids, according to the village.
They sent two fire engines to the scene and the fire was well alight with flames bursting through the slate roof of a workshop adjacent to a house at the farm.
A well-detailed pitched, slate roof made with good quality slates can last up to a 100-years.
Synopsis: Joseph Jenkins climbed on his first slate roof in 1968 as a roofer's helper, and proceeded to worked on over a thousand slate roofs in the course of his roofing career.
This three-floor home features a stucco finish with a steep, pitched Vermont slate roof and copper leaders and gutters.
In 1839, rich slate deposits were discovered in Vermont, and the first barn was covered with the material in 1840 -- and it is still standing today with the same slate roof.
On the other side of town, the city and school district would like to replace the slate roof on the 1932-era Heard Street School with a synthetic slate roof, but the Historical Commission is hesitating and has continued its discussion until Aug.
The 30ft slate roof fell in on a property in Coseley, West Midlands, on Friday at around 1pm.
Local people and visitors now have nothing to spoil this spectacular landscape as the slate roof will weather back after cleaning.