Pictures of a Brazilian slate roof in progress during 2007








Brazilian slates sometimes called Cambournes are very hard wearing.


They come in two colours, grey and greeny blue.


The roof is traditionally finished with a red or buff capped ridge.

Removal of the dormer



























Dormer removed and velux fitted




Cutting in the valley





Slates on counter battens
Velux fitted and lead work to chimney added



Capped red ridges to close the roof