About Delabole Slate
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.
It’s unique material is internationally renowned for its superb durability and aesthetic appeal as well as for its historical importance, being used in many prestigious and ancient buildings across Great Britain and the Commonwealth. Delabole slate is a natural riven surface and are predominantly blue/grey in colour. New slates will weather to a pleasing mellow shade, finally taking on the “aged” light grey look after 50 years or so. Available in a range of sizes and random widths.