Delabole Slate Quarry, Pengelly, Delabole, Cornwall PL33 9AZ


01840 212242


01840 212948




Delabole Slate is the centuries-old trade name for products of the Delabole Slate Quarry in Cornwall, probably the oldest working slate quarry in the world and the only source of Delabole Slate.

Its unique material is internationally renowned for its superb durability and aesthetic appeal as well as its historical importance.

The company specialises in bespoke, traditional and hand-made products for the building conservation market supplying:

Hand-made Delabole roof slates in:

  • standard sizes plus slate-&-half
  • traditional random width diminishing courses
  • peggies or scantle slate for dry or wet-laying

Frame sawn slabs for:

  • traditional random slab flooring
  • flagstones and floorslabs
  • window and door sills
  • wall capping
  • chimney stacks and caps
  • church window louvres and blinds
  • wall cladding

Polished or sanded slabs for:

  • worktops
  • hearths and mantles
  • other internal building features

Signage, memorials and commemoratives

Paving and landscape stone

Building stone

Pictured - Buckland Monachorum Church on Dartmoor re-roofed with traditional Delabole random roof slates.

Building Conservation

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