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Medieval Tiles

Chertsey Tiles discovered 1999, from about 1275 - 1299.

Tile from Chertsey Abbey, England, ca 1260-1290, earthenware with inlaid decoration

A penn tile 1322

Presumably made in the 1270s by a Gloucestershire tilery, the refectory floor at Cleeve Abbey consists mainly of heraldic tiles, visualizing the abbey’s political affiliations and commemorating its most important lay patrons. There are the arms of the earls of Gloucester from the de Clare family…

Chertsey Abbey 1290-1300 tile v museum

Medieval Tile Discovered April 2012 at Old St Helen's Church, Hastings, Sussex

The Roman double headed Imperial Eagle in the Cistercian Cleeve Abbey's medieval refectory floor.

At Cistercian Cleeve Abbey (N Somerset) a medieval floor tile image of Saladin (c1137 - 1193 (56)) charging at full tilt.

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Floor tile from Godstow Abbey (Click to enlarge)

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Display of tiles from Godstow Nunnery. Reconstruction of tile floor (click to enlarge)

The great pavement in front of the High Altar of Westminster Abbey , the so called Cosmati floor.

Possibly Frankish or Vandalic, ca. 5th-7th century. The rectangular inlay with a molded panther on a checkered background.

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Guedelon Castle France firing tile kiln August 2013 Embedded image permalink

Guedelon Castle, France firing floor tiles August 2013 Embedded image permalink

Loading floor tiles into tile kiln Medieval Castle building project in France Embedded image permalink

Kirkshall Abbey tile in Leeds Museum. Embedded image permalink