Welcome to The Collyweston
Stone Slaters Trust

The home for all information concerning Collyweston stone
and its uses and applications.

For quick access to a host of information regarding Collyweston stone slate, please download our PDF guide

History of Collyweston Stone

Collyweston stone slate is a fissile limestone from the Jurassic period (140-190 million years ago) and is not a true slate. It can be split along natural cleavage lines, however, which is the similarity between Collyweston and true slates. It is named after the village of Collyweston, in Northampton, which lies in the centre of the area in which the slate is quarried, and has been used as a roofing material since Roman times... keep reading

Applications in the Building Trade

Click here to learn more about how Collyweston Slate is used in building, restoration and repairs.

Collyweston Slaters

Click here to view a list of Collyweston Slaters and how to contact them.

Image Gallery

Click here to view our image gallery, where you can find examples of tools used by Collyweston Slaters and diagrams of complex roofing practices.

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