Reigate Roman flue tiles

These objects are Roman flue tiles probably dating back to the 2nd century.


Reigate Roman flue tiles
Copyright: Image courtesy of Brian Wood and
Holmesdale Natural History Club Museum

The tiles were found in 1886 in the Doods Road area of Reigate. There is now evidence of Roman kilns making box tiles in this area. One kiln was excavated in 2004 and there is evidence for several others. The pattern on the front suggest they were made by a travelling master potter as this pattern is also recorded from box tiles made at tile kilns in Ashtead and Sussex.

Useful Links

Click the link to see more

About Reigate

Roman Surrey

Holmesdale Natural History Club Museum

Contact details for museums in Surrey

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *