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.
The unit is located on two levels of a mid terrace two storey property with pitched slate roof.
We just bought a house that was built in the 1920s that has phenomenal attic living/play space/man cave potential, but I am reluctant to finish it at all because of the unreliable slate roof. As you know, it lasts 100-plus years but leaks every year.
Proposed new works to roof will include removal of rear plane of existing slate roof and replacing with retractable canvas roof, removal of part of existing panel roof to create an open beer garden, removal of remaining panel roof and replacing with aluminium framed glazed roof, closing in of existing beer garden roof void at rear by way of flat roof to match existing, re-locating of some roof plant, creating new flat roof over small first floor extension to rear, Works will be situated at this site, Brubaker's Pub, 39 Park Street, Dundalk, Co.
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.
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.
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. Slate quarried in Vermont is unique in that it is the only place in the world where eleven different colors of the highest quality slate available can be found in one vein of stone.
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.